Peterson, Christian E.. The evolution of early Yangshao Period village organization in the middle reaches of northern China's Yellow River valley

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

Title: The evolution of early Yangshao Period village organization in the middle reaches of northern China's Yellow River valley

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Becoming villagers: comparing early village societies, edited by Matthew S. Bandy and Jake R. Fox

Published By: Original publisher Becoming villagers: comparing early village societies, edited by Matthew S. Bandy and Jake R. Fox Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2010. 246-275 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Christian E. Peterson and Gideon Shelach

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)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Sociocultural trends (178); Settlement patterns (361); Production and supply (433); Status, role, and prestige (554); Household (592); Community structure (621); Territorial hierarchy (631); Burial practices and funerals (764); Gender roles and issues (890);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The authors describe how village life changed over the four thousand years of the Peiligang and Yangshao phases. Concentrating on the Yangshao phase, they examine political, economic and social changes by describing changes in village organization, house form, settlement hierarchy, burial practices, population, households, and social hierarchy, including gender differences.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. af48-009

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

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 Archaeologists - 4

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). 7000-2800 BC

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Wei and Yellow river valleys - eastern Gansu, Shaanxi, and western Henan, China

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yangshao culture

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