Tambiah, Stanley Jeyaraja, 1929-. Kinship fact and fiction in relation to the Kandyan Sinhalese

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

Title: Kinship fact and fiction in relation to the Kandyan Sinhalese

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland -- Vol. 95

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland -- Vol. 95 London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland. 1965. 131-173 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication S. J. Tambiah

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1997. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Sinhalese (AX04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Kinship (600); Kin groups (610);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this comparative study of the three Kandyan villages (Leach's Pul Eliya, Yalman's Teripehe and the author's Rambukkoluwa) in which a formal critique of Yalman's views on kindred is included, Tambiah examines Sinhalese kinship structure in the frame of theory of the dialect between kinship fiction and fact.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. ax04-005

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-173)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1955-1959

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 Sociologist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Dubravka Schmalzbauer ; John Beierle ; 1969-1972

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) Pul Eliya, Teripehe, and Rambukkoluwa, Sri Lanka

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)

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