Grodekov, Nikolaĭ Ivanovich, 1843-1913. The Kazakhs and Kirgiz of the Syr-Darya Oblast

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

Title: The Kazakhs and Kirgiz of the Syr-Darya Oblast

Published By: Original publisher Tashkent: The Typolithography of S. I. Lakhtin. 1889. HRAF MS: vii, 277 p. [original: vi, 298 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By N. I. Grodekov

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 Clans (614); Classes (565); Literary texts (539); Law (670); Marriage (580); Justice (690); Kin relationships (602);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author, a Russian general who participated in the conquest of Turkestan under von Kaufman, was later governor of the Syr-Darya district. During his administration he initiated a program for the collection of Kazakh customary laws through personal interviews and the recording of native court decisions. The present volume includes materials on the kinship system, family relationships, property laws, marriage customs, social and legal norms, and a collection of over six hundred proverbs. The researcher will find much information on the social and economic life of the Kazakhs as well as the impact of Russian conquest upon the native judicial customs in this source.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. rq02-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from Russian

Note: Translation of: [Kirgizy i Karakirgizy Syr-Dar'inskoi? Oblasti]|The original Russian text is included in this database but is not indexed for subjects Translated for the HRAF files by Barbara Krader|The supplements (pp. 1-205) in the Russian original have been omitted in the translation

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1885

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. Robert Lee ; 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). 1884-1886

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Syr Darya region, Central Asia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kazakhs

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