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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Attagara, Kingkeo, 1938-
The folk religion of Ban Nai, a hamlet in central
Published By: Original publisher
Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms. 1968 [1984
copy]. 2, 7, 816 leaves [photographs No. 1 - No. 70 are n ill., maps
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Kingkeo Attagara
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.
Central Thai (AO07)
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Literary texts (539);
Theological systems (779);
Prayers and sacrifices (782);
Purification and atonement (783);
Prophets and ascetics (792);
Organized ceremonial (796);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
Attagara's dissertation is primarily a presentation of a
large body of folklore texts from a rural community in Thailand, Ban Nai. Since the author
was interested in how religious beliefs and practices are reflected in folklore, the
introductory discussion contains a good quantity of information on Buddhism and folk
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
UM: 68-2261 Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Indiana University,
Bloomington, 1967 Includes bibliographical references (p. 811) Photographs No. 1 - No. 70
are not included but the pages and captions are included
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Marlene Martin ; 1984
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Ban Nai hamlet, Napa village community,
Cholburi province, Thailand
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings