An, Cheng-Bang. Climate change and cultural response around 4000 cal yr BP in the western part of Chinese Loess Plateau

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

Title: Climate change and cultural response around 4000 cal yr BP in the western part of Chinese Loess Plateau

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Quaternary research -- Vol. 63, no. 3

Published By: Original publisher Quaternary research -- Vol. 63, no. 3 New York: Academic Press. 2005. 347-352 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Cheng-Bang An, Lingyu Tang, Loukas Barton, Fa-Hu Chen

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yellow River Late Neolithic (AF51)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Climate (132); Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Flora (137); Sociocultural trends (178); Pastoral activities (233); Tillage (241); Settlement patterns (361); Land use (311); Chronologies and culture sequences (911);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The authors collected and examined pollen and shell samples from soil profiles (dating from the Dadiwan to Xindian phases, and mainly along the Sujiawan section west of Dingxi, Gansu) as evidence for environmental change in the western Loess Plateau, finding correspondences to cultural changes during the Qijia subtradition of the Late Neolithic.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. af51-001

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. 351-352)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date given

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 Paleoclimatologists-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2019

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 4090-3600 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) western Loess Plateau, upper-middle Yellow River (Shanxi, Ningxia, and eastern Gansu), China

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Longshan culture


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