Economic geography of a north Burma Kachin village
[s.n.] • [New York] • Published In 1954 • Pages:
By: Huke, Robert E..
AbstractThis is a short report of the author's field work in a Kachin village in 1952. It was first read at the meetings of the Far Eastern Association, New York, April, 1954. In order, there are presented data on the geographical setting, settlement pattern, house types and land use, agricultural crops, techniques, cycles, and rituals, the productivity of agriculture, the place of agriculture, jungle products, hunting and fishing in the economy and the state of the whole economy, the place of money and trade in the economy. There are incidental data on diet, clothing, the use of alcohol and opium. The author maintains that this is a poor economy, owing to inefficient land use. The author was on the faculty of the Department of Geography, Dartmouth College.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- Southeast Asia
- Document Type
- F. K. Lehman ; 1955
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Kachin State, Burma
- Robert E. Huke
- Presented at the meetings of the Far Eastern Association, New York City, April 13-14, 1954; mimeographed
- Kachin State (Burma)--Economic conditions