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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Brower, Barbara Anne
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121);
Topography and geology (133);
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.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
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
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
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).
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),
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Sherpa (Nepalese people)