Becker, C.. Family property and maternal rights

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

Title: Family property and maternal rights

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Zeitschrigt für Buddhismus und verwandte Gebiete - Vol. 4

Published By: Original publisher Zeitschrigt für Buddhismus und verwandte Gebiete - Vol. 4 1924. 127-138, 300-310 p., plates [HRAF ms: 1-18 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication C. Becker

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Khasi (AR07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF 42*;

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is concerned with describing family property rights and inheritance among the matrilineal Khasi, the duties and obligations of the clan-mother, and of the men who are born into the group and who marry into the group. Becker discusses the effects of conversion to Christian religions and on inheritance, the division of family property and also regards the use of holy or taboo lands.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 7

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. ar07-007

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 German

Note: Translation of: Familienbesitz und Mutterrecht.|The original German text is not included Translated from the German for Human Relations Area Files by Elizabeth Knight

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1910-1911

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 Missionary-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Helen Takacs ; 1956

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Khasi (Indic people)

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