Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958. Notes on the ethnography of Tzeltal communities of Chiapas

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

Title: Notes on the ethnography of Tzeltal communities of Chiapas

Published By: Original publisher Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1939. 105-119 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert Redfield and Alfonso Villa Rojas

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tzeltal (NV09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an account of Tzeltal communities dealing specifically with community structure, political organization, economics, and religious festivals. The source was written on the basis of Villa Rojas's 34 day fieldwork and further supplemented by both authors' later literature research and analysis. An agricultural calendar is also recorded.

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. nv09-002

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: Bibliography: p. 118-119

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1938

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 Ethnologists-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Cheng-ruey Ma

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) Chiapas, Mexico

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tzeltal Indians

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