Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-. The Sherpas of the Khumbu region

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Title: The Sherpas of the Khumbu region

Published in: Mount Everest : formation, population and exploration of the Everest region, by Toni Hagen et al.

Published By: Mount Everest : formation, population and exploration of the Everest region, by Toni Hagen et al. London: Oxford University Press, 1963. 124-181 p.

By line: [by] Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2004. Computer File

Culture: Sherpa (AK06)

Subjects: External migration (167); Pastoral activities (233); Tillage (241); Woven and other interworked fabrics (286); Clothing manufacture (294); Settlement patterns (361); Property system (421); Inheritance (428); External trade (439); Occupational specialization (463); Ethnic stratification (563); Arranging a marriage (584); Nuptials (585); Community structure (621); Local officials (624); General character of religion (771); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Prophets and ascetics (792);

Abstract: This article presents a concise summary of the ethnography of the Sherpas of Khumbu region of Nepal. Specific data deal with historical origins, settlement patterns, agriculture, seasonal nomadism, trade, handicrafts, social and community organization, marriage and family life, property and inheritance, moral concepts and religion, and the monastic life.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: ak06-007

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: 1953-1957

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: John Beierle ; 1991

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Khumbu region in the Mt. Everest area, Nepal

LCSH: Sherpa (Nepalese people)

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