Aijmer, Göran. Women, kitchen and belonging in eastern China: idioms of continuity in Kaixiangong

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

Title: Women, kitchen and belonging in eastern China: idioms of continuity in Kaixiangong

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Sociologus -- Vol. 55, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher Sociologus -- Vol. 55, no. 1 Berlin: Duncker and Humblot. 2005. 39-58 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Göran Aijmer

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. Han Chinese (AE15)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Food preparation (252); Building interiors and arrangement (353); Arranging a marriage (584); Household (592); Kin relationships (602); Lineages (613); Cult of the dead (769); Mythology (773); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author analyzes the original ethnography by Fei (1946), conveying an "ontology of realism" for women's lives in a rural peasant village through an examination of local practices and beliefs, especially ones regarding marriage and involving the stove god who represents the ancestry of wife-givers and the importance of non-agnatic relationships in the village.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 116

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. ae15-116

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. 57-58)

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 Ethnologist-4

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

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1935-1936

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Peasantry--China--Yangtze River Valley//Villages--China--Yangtze River Valley//Yangtze Valley--Social life and customs


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