Carrasco, Pedro. Social organization of ancient Mexico

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

Title: Social organization of ancient Mexico

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Archaeology of northern Mesoamerica,part one, edited by Gordon F. Ekholm and Ignacio Bernal

Published By: Original publisher Archaeology of northern Mesoamerica,part one, edited by Gordon F. Ekholm and Ignacio Bernal Austin: University of Texas Press. 1971. 349-375 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Pedro Carrasco

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2017. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aztecs (NU07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Chief executive (643); Territorial hierarchy (631); Provinces (635); Public structures (344); Representative art (532); Classes (565); Talent mobility (555); Ethnic stratification (563); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Recruitment and training (702); Prophets and ascetics (792); Localized kin groups (618); Slavery (567);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source covers social stratification and kinship among the pre-Conquest Aztec, with some discussion of political organization and economic systems as they relate to stratification. Continuities from pre-Aztec through early Colonial times are noted.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 30

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. nu07-030

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

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-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. M. A. Marcus ; 1984

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1375-1521

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) central highland Mexico

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aztecs

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