Dentan, Robert Knox, 1936-. The Semai: a nonviolent people of Malaya

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Title: The Semai: a nonviolent people of Malaya

Published By: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. 16, 110 p.: ill., map

By line: Robert Knox Dentan

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Semai (AN06)

Subjects: Culture summary (105);

Abstract: This source is a general survey of the Senoi Semai of the hills and mountains of central Malaysia. The topics covered in the source include environment, demography, subsistence pattern, ethnoscience, nonviolence and enculturation into nonviolence, political authority, kinship and community organization, disease and medicine, life cycle, and religion.

Document Number: 17

Document ID: an06-017

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Field Date: 1962-1963

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Gerald Reid; 1989

Coverage Date: 1962-1963

Coverage Place: Northwestern Pahang and Southern Perak, Malaysia

LCSH: Senoi (Southeast Asian people)


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