Barth, Fredrik, 1928-. Capital, investment and the social structure of a pastoral nomad group in south Persia

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

Title: Capital, investment and the social structure of a pastoral nomad group in south Persia

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies: studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America

Published By: Original publisher Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies: studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co.. 1969. 69-81, 387-393 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Frederik Barth

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Basseri (MA10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Annual cycle (221); Property in movables (422); Inheritance (428); Credit (452); Saving and investment (454); Contracts (675); Community heads (622);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article discusses the nature of pastoral economy of the Basseri tribe of Fars, Iran, and its implications for social strcuture.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. ma10-002

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-393)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1958

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 Social anthropologist and Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi A. Adem ; 2005

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1958

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Baseri tribe

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