Pehrson, Robert N.. The bilateral network of social relations in Könkämä Lapp district

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

Title: The bilateral network of social relations in Könkämä Lapp district

Published By: Original publisher Bloomington, Ind.: [Indiana University]. 1957. x, 128 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert N. Pehrson

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. Saami (EP04)

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

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Using data on the society and culture of the Könkämä Saami of northern Sweden, Pehrson develops a concept of bilateralism to explain many interrelated aspects of the organized life of the mountain Saami. After establishing the setting and history of this group, Pehrson examines the network of the kinship relations, marriage and affinity, inheritance and the kindred, kinship and locality, and wider aspects of kinship. Two appendices include a description of reindeer breeding during peactime and during World War II and a list of archival sources containing demographic and other data.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. ep04-006

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Originally written as a Ph.D. thesis at the University of Chicago Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-128)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1948-1952

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1961

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) Könkämä, Sweden

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Sami (European people)


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