Li, Xinwei. The later Neolithic Period in the central Yellow River Valley area, c.4000-3000 BC

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

Title: The later Neolithic Period in the central Yellow River Valley area, c.4000-3000 BC

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph A Companion to Chinese archaeology, edited by Anne P. Underhill

Published By: Original publisher A Companion to Chinese archaeology, edited by Anne P. Underhill Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2013. 213-235 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Li Xinwei

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 Identification (101); Location (131); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Cultural participation (184); Ceramic technology (323); Dwellings (342); Public structures (344); Settlement patterns (361); Visual arts (5311); Status, role, and prestige (554); Territorial hierarchy (631); Burial practices and funerals (764); Mourning (765);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author provides a summary of the Miaodigou subtradition, and of its transition into the Xiwangcun phase. Descriptions are given of settlements and settlement hierarchies, public buildings (often called "large houses") and other types of dwellings, types of pottery and pottery decorations indicating contacts with other regions, cemeteries and burials, etc. Some of these data are used to infer social complexity.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. af48-012

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-235)

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 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). 6000-5300 BP

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 - Shaanxi, southern Shanxi, and western Henan, China

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yangshao culture


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