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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Lee, Yun Kuen
Berry, Sarah H. (Archaeologist), 1960-
Tradition Summary: Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic
Published By: Original publisher
New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files. 2020. online document
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Yun Kuen Lee and Sarah Berry
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.
Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic (AF48)
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Culture summary (105);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a summary of the Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic Tradition. Information is presented on major aspects of the Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic archaeological tradition.
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This tradition summary is based on the article "Yangshao" by Dr. Yun Kuen Lee in the Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 3, East Asia and Oceania, Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember, eds., New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 2002. In June, 2018, Sarah Berry expanded most sections (Location; Regional Subtraditions; Important Sites; Topography; Biota; Population, Health, and Disease; Subsistence; Domestic Foods; Industrial Arts; Social Organization; Conflict; Religious Beliefs; Religious Practitioners; Ceremonies; Death and Afterlife), and made minor revisions to others. We thank Peter N. Peregrine and Anne Underhill for bibliographic suggestions. Includes bibliographical references
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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.
Sarah Berry; 2018
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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)
middle Yellow River valley and southwestern North China Plain, China
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