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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
A preliminary description of the Javanese kinship
Published By: Original publisher
New Haven: Yale University, Southeast Asia Studies. 1957.
6, 111 p. ill.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
R. M. Koentjaraningrat
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Kinship terminology (601);
Kin relationships (602);
Family relationships (593);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
In this source the author addresses the purpose of this
paper (“to describe the kinship system of the Javanese” p.1) by identifying the significant
ties of descent, nuclear family, kinship, and neighborhood as they are manifested in
various life cycles and ceremonials. The stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence and
adulthood are discussed with an emphasis on kin behavior and kin terminology. His data are
derived primarily from his own knowledge and memory.A glossary is included.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 106-109)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Del Childs ; Jan Simpson ; 1982
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Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Javanese (Indonesian people)