Evans, E. Estyn (Emyr Estyn), 1905-1989. Irish folk ways

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

Title: Irish folk ways

Published By: Original publisher London: Routledge and Paul. 1957. 16, 324 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Emyr Estyn Evans

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Dwellings (342); Diet (262); General tools (412); Tillage (241); Land use (311); Forest products (314); Vehicles (493); Sociocultural trends (178); Rest days and holidays (527); Cereal agriculture (243); Grounds (351); Dairying (234); Utensils (415); Boats (501); Fishing (226); Marriage (580); Burial practices and funerals (764); Outbuildings (343);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a general work about Irish peasant culture with historical perspective. The emphasis is on the material culture of farming, replete with descriptions and illustrations. Included are descriptions of settlement pattern, farming practices, vehicles, fishing, fairs and festivals, weddings and wakes, and superstitions. There is a general bibliography at the end.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. er06-013

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 bibliogrphical references (p. 307-312) and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1940

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 Geographer-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1590-1950

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ireland; Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Folklore--Ireland


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