Lorimer, Emily Overend, 1881-. The Burusho of Hunza

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

Title: The Burusho of Hunza

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Antiquity -- Vol. 12

Published By: Original publisher Antiquity -- Vol. 12 [Glouster, Eng.]: Antiquity Publications [etc.]. 1938. 5-15 p. ill.

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 Ethos (181); Linguistic identification (197); Pastoral activities (233); Tillage (241); Cereal agriculture (243); Arboriculture (245); Diet (262); Alcoholic beverages (273); Mats and basketry (285); Woodworking (322); Heating and lighting equipment (354); Settlement patterns (361); Industrial machinery (402); General character of religion (771); General character of religion (771); Status and treatment of the aged (888);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This short article by the wife of the British Political Agent in Gilgit for the years 1920-1924 discusses very briefly the life of the Burusho of Hunza. The emphasis is on agricultural methods, crops, and the problem of an adequate food supply, but mention is made also of their buildings, tools, water channels, and utensils.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. av07-001

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

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). 1892-1934

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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