Aymonier, E. (Etienne), b. 1844. Cambodia - Volume 1: the modern kingdom

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

Title: Cambodia - Volume 1: the modern kingdom

Published By: Original publisher New Haven: Human Relations Area Files. 1953. 125 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Étienne Aymonier

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Cambodians (AM04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Historical reconstruction (174); Topography and geology (133); Education system (871); Ordering of time (805); Verbal arts (5310); Music (533); Districts (634); Classes (565); Status, role, and prestige (554); Territorial hierarchy (631); Legal norms (671); Real property (423); Regulation of marriage (582); Family relationships (593); Slavery (567); Sex and marital offenses (684); Ethnic stratification (563); Prophets and ascetics (792);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source contains a part of the first volume of a three-volume work by Aymonier, 'Le Cambodge,' that is mainly concerned with the ancient Khmer culture and its monuments. It is considered a standard work but has been outdated by the later work of Lawrence P. Briggs. The text included here contains general descriptive information about Cambodia and it inhabitants during the late nineteenth century. The introduction includes information about the author and a general survey of the literature concerning Cambodia up to the year 1900. The chapters describe the geography; the people, their racial composition and number, their customs, religion, arts, and social classes; the kingdom, its organization, the king and his household, the royal classes; the law codes; the judicial organization; and slavery.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 147

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. am04-147

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from French

Note: Translation of: Le Cambodge, I: Le Royaumme Actuel, Ernest Leroux, 1900.|Translated from the French for Human Relations Area Files by Margaret Thompson.|The original French text is not available in this database Included in the Files: only the introduction (p. i-xxiii) and the first four chapters (p. 1-102) of Volume 1 The entire table of contents for Volume I has been added to the end of the text included in the files. The errata for the portion included will be found in on page 477; the corrections listed have been incorporated into the translation. Twenty-five figures have been included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document c. 1879

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 Linguist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Margaret Vranesh ; 1953 ; Teferi Abate Adem; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1601-1900

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Cambodia


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