Paul, Robert A.. Culture summary: Sherpa

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

Title: Culture summary: Sherpa

Published By: Original publisher New Haven, Conn.: HRAF. 2004. online document

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert A. Paul and HRAF Staff (file evaluation and indexing notes)

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2004. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Sherpa (AK06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a culture summary of the Sherpa. Information is presented on major aspects of Sherpa culture.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 0

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. ak06-000

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: This culture summary is based on the article 'Sherpa' by Robert A. Paul, in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Vol. 3, South Asia. Paul Hockings, Ed. 1992. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co. File evaluation was written by Ian Skoggard and indexing notes compiled by John Beierle. Ian Skoggard updated the census figures from Ethnologue (October 3, 2003, URL: http://www.ethnologue.com/) Includes bibliographical references

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-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard ; 2003

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Sherpa (Nepalese people)

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