Ngô-Quy-Son. A few taboos among the Annamites of Tonkin

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: A few taboos among the Annamites of Tonkin

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Institut Indochinois por l'étude de l'Homme, Bulletins et Travaux pour 1940 -- Vol. 3, Fasc. 2

Published By: Original publisher Institut Indochinois por l'étude de l'Homme, Bulletins et Travaux pour 1940 -- Vol. 3, Fasc. 2 Hanoi: Imprimerie d'Exterme-Orient. 1942. 31-37 p. ill. [HRAF ms.: 53 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [by] Ngô-Quy-Son

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Vietnamese (AM11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Tillage (241); Housekeeping (356); Rest days and holidays (527); Accumulation of wealth (556); Regulation of marriage (582); Kin relationships (602); Spirits and gods (776); Luck and chance (777); Sacred objects and places (778); Avoidance and taboo (784); Numerology (801); Ethnobotany (824); Menstruation (841); Pregnancy (843); Difficult and unusual births (845);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a concise survey of Tonkinese taboos. Although there is no reference to fieldwork by the author, a native Vietnamese, the article seems to be based on first-hand knowledge and adequate anthropological research.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 78

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. am11-078

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from French

Note: Translation of: [De quelques interdits chez les Annamites du Tonkin] Includes bibliographical references Translated from the French for Human Relations Area Files by Charles Messner. Only general discussions and taboos not otherwise classifiable have been indexed for 784. For specific taboos, appropriate cultural categories must be consulted

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document No date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Social Scientist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Jean U. Mensch ; 1951

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1931-1942

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) central Vietnam

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Vietnamese


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