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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Ancient Hindu refugees: Badaga social history
Published By: Original publisher
The Hague ; New York: Mouton. 1980. 14, 285 p. ill.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2005. 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
Community heads (622);
Place names (103);
Settlement patterns (361);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Sociocultural trends (178);
External relations (648);
Medium of exchange (436);
External trade (439);
Ingroup antagonisms (578);
General character of religion (771);
Spirits and gods (776);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This source on Badaga social history between 1550 and 1975
is one of the primary sources in the Badaga file. The topics discussed by the author
include clan and phratry legends of the Badaga migration from Mysore to the Nilgiri
Plateau, place names and cultural ecology, social organization, the interdependence of
Badaga communities with non-Badaga communities on the Nilgiri Plateau, economic history,
political organization and law, the impact of culture contact, acculturation, and
missionization, and religious and social change in the 20th century.
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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-261) and
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.
Gerald Reid ; 1989
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)
Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu State, India
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Badaga (Indic people)