Koentjaraningrat, 1923-. The Javanese of south central Java

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

Title: The Javanese of south central Java

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Social structure in Southeast Asia, edited by George Peter Murdock

Published By: Original publisher Social structure in Southeast Asia, edited by George Peter Murdock New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological research, Inc.. 1960. 88-115, 162-163 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. Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Classes (565); Status, role, and prestige (554); Religious denominations (795); General character of religion (771); Childbirth (844); Infant care (854); Regulation of marriage (582); Arranging a marriage (584); Status and treatment of the aged (888); Senescence (886); Sociolinguistics (195); Kinship terminology (601); Kin relationships (602);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study, written by a native Javanese who is a trained anthropologist, describes the systems of kinship and marriage of South Central java. Good summary descriptions are given of social stratification, the structure of the ndesa (a self-sustaining village community), the life cycle in terms of typical customs, inheritance of property within the family, and kinship behavior and terminology. Notes on differences in sociocultural usages between various subdivisions of the population are provided throughout.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 19

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. oe05-019

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: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1958-1959

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 Ethnographer, Indigene-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. David F. Sherwood ; John Beierle ; 1982

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1958-1959

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) villages of Tjelapar and Madjasari, south central Java, Indonesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Javanese (Indonesian people)


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