Brant, Charles S.. Burmese kinship and the life cycle: an outline

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

Title: Burmese kinship and the life cycle: an outline

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Southwest journal of anthropology, Vol. 7

Published By: Original publisher Southwest journal of anthropology, Vol. 7 Albuquerque: University of New Mexico. 1951. 437-454 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Charles S. Brant and Mi Mi Khaing

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Burmans (AP04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Kinship terminology (601); Kin relationships (602); Household (592); Family relationships (593); Community structure (621); Puberty and initiation (881); Pregnancy (843); Childbirth (844); Marriage (580); Status and treatment of the aged (888); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This brief but detailed article was written jointly by an ethnologist and a native of Burma. In the first portion of the paper, a list of kinship terms is given, and two charts presented. A description of family life follows, along with a statement of relations with relatives beyond the household. Then the writers go on to a description of the life cycle, embodying pregnancy, birth, childhood activities, marriage, old age, and death and funeral customs.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 23

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. ap04-023

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1949-1950

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 Ethnologist, Indigene-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. James R. Leary ; 1962 ; Teferi A. Adem; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1949-1950

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Burmese

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