Eitzen, Hilda C.. Nawrïz in Kazakstan: scenarios for managing diversity

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

Title: Nawrïz in Kazakstan: scenarios for managing diversity

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Contemporary Kazaks : cultural and social perspectives, edited by Ingvar Svanberg

Published By: Original publisher Contemporary Kazaks : cultural and social perspectives, edited by Ingvar Svanberg New York: St. Martin's Press. 1999. 73-101 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Hilda C. Eitzen

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 Organized ceremonial (796); Tribe and nation (619); Spectacles (541); Drama (536); Musical and theatrical productions (545); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182); Cultural identity and pride (186);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a detailed study of the nationalized Kazakh holiday known as {n]Nawriz[/n], the Central Asian New Year, which was introduced to the Kazakh people by the Soviet government during the late Soviet period. This holiday was ostensibly a means of appealing to and unifying specific national populations of Central Asia. In this document Eitzen describes the history and origin of [n]Nawriz[/n] and its religious and secular components.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 16

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. rq02-016

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: for bibliographical references see document 18:Svanberg

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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. 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). 1970-1997

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kazakhs

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