Marshall, Harry Ignatius, 1878-. The Karens of Burma

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

Title: 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. Karen (AP07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethos (181); Cultural identity and pride (186); Inter-community relations (628); Ethnic stratification (563); Missions (797); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Education system (871); Cereal agriculture (243); Community structure (621); Community councils (623); Community heads (622); Political movements (668); History (175); Citizenship (641); Military organization (701); Missions (797); 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 work.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. ap07-010

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: Map on lining-paper. 'First published May, 1945.'

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1910

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 Missionary-5

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). 1910-1945

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)


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