Bodding, P. O. (Paul Olaf), 1865-. A chapter of Santal folklore

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

Title: A chapter of Santal folklore

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Indian and Central-Asian miscellanies

Published By: Original publisher Indian and Central-Asian miscellanies Oslo: A. W. Broggers Boktrykkeri A/S. 1921-1940. 41-119 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By P. O. Bodding

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Santal (AW42)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Literature (538); Literary texts (539);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This work provides a sample of Santal folk-tales taken from the oral literature of the people and prepared for the author in written form (in Santali), by Sagram Murmu, one of Bodding's principal informants. The English translation, as presented here, is literal in content and is provided with a number of brief explanatory notes dealing with a wide range of ethnographic topics. The Santali text with its English translation are presented on alternate pages of the study.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. aw42-008

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

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 Missionary-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1996

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) Santal Parganas District, Bihar, India

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Santal (South Asian people)

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