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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Marshall, Harry Ignatius, 1878-
The Karens of Burma
Published By: Original publisher
Calcutta: Longmans, Green and Co.. 1945. 40 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Harry I. Marshall, with 8 illustrations specially drawn by C.
H. G. Moorhouse, and 1 map
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Inter-community relations (628);
Ethnic stratification (563);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Education system (871);
Cereal agriculture (243);
Community structure (621);
Community councils (623);
Community heads (622);
Political movements (668);
Military organization (701);
Religious denominations (795);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is the eighth of a series prepared in India, by and
for the British government, in connection with World War II dislocations in Burma. This
number concerns itself with the Karen ethnic groups ('tribe') of Burma; their culture,
their relations with the Burmese and the British, their acculturation and their conversion,
in part, to Christianity. The author was for some time a missionary amongst these people
and has written a long monograph on them, generally held to be a definitive
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Map on lining-paper. 'First published May, 1945.'
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
F. K. Lehman ; 1955
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Karen people, Burma
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Karen (Southeast Asian people)