Errington, James Joseph, 1951-. Self and self-conduct among the Javanese priyayi elite

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

Title: Self and self-conduct among the Javanese priyayi elite

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American ethnologist -- Vol. 11, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher American ethnologist -- Vol. 11, no. 2 [Washington]: American Ethnological Society. 1984. 275-290 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication J. Joseph Errington

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. Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethnopsychology (828); Drives and emotions (152); Sensation and perception (151); Etiquette (576); Ethics (577); Ethos (181); Ethnosociology (829); Philosophy (812); Social relationships and groups (571); Status, role, and prestige (554); Form and rules of government (642); Chief executive (643); Cosmology (772); General character of religion (771); Spirits and gods (776); Sacred objects and places (778); Eschatology (775); Cultural goals (185);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article discusses aspects of traditional etiquette, statecraft, and mysticism in Javanese culture and society. In doing so, the article argues for a unitary approach which locates the legitimacy of traditional Javanese elites (Priyayi) in culturally constructed concepts of ethics, aesthetics, and power.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 45

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. oe05-045

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-290)

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 Anthropologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1935-1983

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

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


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