Sidky, M. H.. Subsistence, ecology, and social organisation among the Hunzakut: a high-mountain people in the Karakorams

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

Title: Subsistence, ecology, and social organisation among the Hunzakut: a high-mountain people in the Karakorams

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Eastern anthropologist -- Vol. 46, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher The Eastern anthropologist -- Vol. 46, no. 2 Lucknow, India: Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society. 1993. 145-170 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication M. H. Sidky

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); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182); Cultural identity and pride (186); ; Speech (191); Linguistic identification (197); Annual cycle (221); Collecting (222); Hunting and trapping (224); Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Animal by-products (237); Cereal agriculture (243); Environmental quality (318); Community structure (621); Chief executive (643); External relations (648); ;

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This paper discusses the social and economic organizations of the Burusho of Hunza, northern Pakistan. It argues that the socioeconomic organizations of the Hanzakut people are shaped by a unique combination of production strategies they needed to pursue for surviving in this resource-poor and harsh high-mountain enviroment.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. av07-009

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 (p. 167-170)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem ; 2006

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1889-1993

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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