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Human Relations Area Files, inc

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Works: 1,725 works in 2,409 publications in 3 languages and 43,964 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Periodicals  Bibliography  Maps  Dictionaries  Atlases  Ethnographic maps  Classification  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: GN307, 306.03
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Laos ; its people, its society, its culture by inc Human Relations Area Files( Book )
23 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Atlas of world cultures : a geographical guide to ethnographic literature by David H Price( Map )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Ethnic groups of mainland Southeast Asia by Frank M LeBar( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Outline of cultural materials by inc Human Relations Area Files( Book )
13 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Cross-cultural research ( serial )
in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of world cultures by Paul Friedrich( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A basic reference source to the cultures of the world. Provides descriptions of all the cultures of each region of the world or of a representative sample of cultures for regions where full coverage is impossible, as well as accurate descriptions of cultures of the past
Behavior science research ( serial )
in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of prehistory by Peter N Peregrine( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written by noted experts in the field and edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember. These volumes employ comparable units of description and analysis, making them easy to use and compare. Volume 7 focuses on South America
Behavior science notes ( serial )
in English and Undetermined and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Outline of cultural materials ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Korean and Japanese women : an analytic bibliographical guide by Hesung Chun Koh( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Jordan, Lebanon and Syria; an annotated bibliography by Raphael Patai( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
North Borneo, Brunei, Sarawak (British Borneo) by inc Human Relations Area Files( Book )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Worldwide theory testing by Raoul Naroll( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Nature and use of the HRAF files, a research and teaching guide by Robert O Lagacé( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
This guide is designed to give teachers and students an understanding of the Human Relations Area Files (hraf). The hraf Files are a collection of primary source materials on selected cultures representing all major areas of the world. In general, information on man's behavior, customs, and social institutions may be found in the Files. The guide also provides case examples of some particularly suitable uses of the files. Opening with "Study and Research Applications of the hraf Files," examples are given of the kinds of information retrievable in a cross-cultural or area search as well as suggestions for the information of other questions and ways of approaching the material. Another section on teaching applications includes use of the Files for training in research, for individual or class projects, and for the teachers' own preparation. Sections on the use and organization of the Files discuss methods for retrieving information based on the classification and indexing of information in the files, given a particular research problem, and describe the physical format of the files. Other components of the hraf system include an orientation film reference tools, and a computerized archive. A reference section and appendices containing research topics and explications of the system's technicalities conclude the guide. (Jh)
Serbian Americans N017 ( Computer File )
in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Korean Americans are a North American ethnic minority. This file is made up of seventeen documents that span the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-1980s. The documents cover issues of immigrant history and adaptation, entrepreneurs and business, women and kinship. General history and survey of Korean-Americans are found in Kim, H.; Ryu; and Choy. Studies centered on the Korean community in Chicago discuss social and cultural adjustment and the importance of the family and kinship in this process. Other local studies look at the establishment of the Korean community in New York City, social networks in two Georgian Korean communities, and family and kinship networks in the Los Angeles. Several studies examine the changing status and roles of Korean women in the United States, and the particular role they play in maintaining ethnic identity. The rest of the studies examine Korean- American entrepreneurship and business and the work patterns of Korean families
Encyclopedia of medical anthropology : health and illness in the world's cultures by Carol R Ember( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Fifty-nine thematic and comparative essays comprise three sections: diaspora overviews, topical articles (arts, politics and identity, global cities, and types of diasporas), and fifty-eight cultural portraits of specific communities
HRAF source bibliography : cumulative by inc Human Relations Area Files( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Social indicators study of Alaskan coastal villages by Joseph G Jorgensen( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Index to the Human Relations Area Files by inc Human Relations Area Files( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
 
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