Lorimer, E. O. (Emily Overend). Language hunting in the Karakoram

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

Title: Language hunting in the Karakoram

Published By: Original publisher London: Allen and Unwin. [1939]. 310 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Emily Overend Lorimer

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Burusho (AV07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Topography and geology (133); Cultural identity and pride (186); Phonology (194); Linguistic identification (197); Food preparation (252); Water and thirst (271); Normal garb (291); Garment care (296); Water supply (312); Lithic industries (324); Dwellings (342); Religious and educational structures (346); Settlement patterns (361); Mechanics (401); Gift giving (431); Mutual aid (476); Routes (487); Highways and bridges (491); Ethnic stratification (563); Ethics (577); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Local officials (624); Chief executive (643); External relations (648); Public works (653); Sanctions (681); Prisons and jails (697); Hospitals and clinics (743); Medical care (758); Mythology (773); Prophets and ascetics (792); Religious intolerance and martyrs (798);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a popularly written account of the return trip of the Lorimers to Hunza in 1934, and of their life with the Burusho for the following fourteen months. The daily activities of the Burusho throughout this time are recorded, and data on their houses, land, marriage customs, harvest festivals, crafts, and care of children are given.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. av07-002

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1920-1924; 1934-1935

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 Traveller-3

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Alice McCloskey ; 1955

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1890-1937

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Burusho


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