Hudson, Alfred E. (Alfred Emmons), 1904-1956. Kazak social structure

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

Title: Kazak social structure

Published By: Original publisher New Haven, Conn. ; London: Published for the Department of Anthropology Yale University, by the Yale University Press ; H. Milford, Oxford University Press. 1938. 1-109 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [by] Alfred E. Hudson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kazakh (RQ02)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Annual cycle (221); Settlement patterns (361); Property (420); Community structure (621); Marriage (580); Classes (565); Local officials (624); Kin groups (610); Visiting and hospitality (574);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Hudson's 'Kazak Social Structure' is a well-documented, ethnological survey (based on primary and secondary source material) of Kazak social institutions. Hudson outlines the nature of the Kazak [n]uru[/n], the basic unit of all social groups, based on both close blood relationship and also on distant common ancestry, and, with it as frame of reference, discusses social groupings in relation to economic life, family, marriage, class distinctions, political alignments, and inter-group relations.

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. rq02-002

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: Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-109) Except for data specifically describing the [n]uru[/n], no material will be found in category 610 of the Kazak file, but only in functional categories. This, despite the fact that all data have the existence of the [n]uru[/n] as a frame of reference. The category 610 has been used for data explaining the [n]uru[/n], since no provision for it exists in any other of the three-digit kin group categories. Bibliographical citations will be found in category 113. Data relevant to the AH02 Historical Mongolia have not been indexed for the RQ02 Kazakh file.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1936

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, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Angelica Baumann ; 1956: John Beierle; 2010

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) Central Asia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kazakhs

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