Shelach-Lavi, Gideon. The earliest Neolithic cultures of northeast China: recent discoveries and new perspectives on the beginning of agriculture

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

Title: The earliest Neolithic cultures of northeast China: recent discoveries and new perspectives on the beginning of agriculture

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of world prehistory -- Vol. 14, no. 4

Published By: Original publisher Journal of world prehistory -- Vol. 14, no. 4 New York: Plenum Press. 2000. 363-413 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Gideon Shelach

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. Yellow River Early Neolithic (AF45)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Culture summary (105); Climate (132); Innovation (176); Sociocultural trends (178); Cultural participation (184); Domesticated animals (231); Tillage (241); Ceramic technology (323); General tools (412); Settlement patterns (361);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author discusses various models for the transition to agriculture in China (especially North and Northeast China) and briefly describes the Chifeng International Project in Inner Mongolia. A summary is provided for the earliest Neolithic cultures in the area, the Xinglongwa and Zhaobaogou subtraditions.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 18

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. af45-018

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. 407-413)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1999, 2000

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 Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2018

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 8000-6000 BP

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yellow River Early Neolithic


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