Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.
Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Naik, T. B. Thakorlal Bharabhai),
The Bhils: a study
Published By: Original publisher
Delhi: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangh. [pref. 1956]. 14,
367 p. [incomplete] ill.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
T. B. Naik
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
History and culture change (170);
Human biology (140);
Kinship terminology (601);
Production and supply (433);
Religious beliefs (770);
Literary texts (539);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
Naik, an overseas lecturer in cultural anthropology at the
London School of Oriental and African studies, deals here with the Bhils of Rajpipla and
West Khandesh. A general ethnography, this document includes material on linguistics and
physical anthropology. Also covered in detail are the life cycle, religion, social
structure, crime, and economics. Pp. 255-344, and 349-351 have not been included in this
collection, inasmuch as they deal with transcriptions of oral literature and the possible
future of Bhil culture.
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.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-357)
Omitted from the File: p. 255-344, 349-351
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.
James R. Leary; 1959; John Beierle; 2008
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)
Rajpipla and western Khandesh Regions, Gujarat
Area, western India
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Bhil (Indic people)