Brower, Barbara Anne. Livestock and landscape: the Sherpa pastoral system in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal

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

Title: Livestock and landscape: the Sherpa pastoral system in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal

Published By: Original publisher Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International. 1987 [1990 copy]. 4, 8, 337 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [by] Barbara Anne Brower

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 Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Climate (132); Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Flora (137); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Cultural goals (185); Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Land use (311); Environmental quality (318); External trade (439);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This dissertation describes the wide range of elements that make up the Sherpa pastoral system, stressing in particular animal management in Sagarmatha National Park in the context of Sherpa subsistence (i.e., in terms of patterns of land use, environmental impact, effectiveness of government regulation, and prospects for the future). The environment of Khumbu is discussed in great detail including information on the human role in modifying the natural landscape. Information is also presented on Sherpa history, society, economy, and changes that have taken place within the last few decades after contact with the outside world. This source presents in a clear and precise manner a comprehensive portrayal of conditions in Sagarmatha National Park as they existed ca. 1986.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. ak06-012

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: UM8726151 Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of California, 1987 Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-337)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976-1986

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 Geographer-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1991

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) Khumbu Region (Sagarmatha National Park), Nepal

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

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