Pollock, Nancy J.. Culture Summary: Karen

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

Title: Culture Summary: Karen

Published By: Original publisher New Haven: Human Relations Area Files. 2012. online document

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Nancy Pollock Khin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Karen (AP07)

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 Karen people. Information is presented on major aspects of the Karen 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. ap07-000

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, "Karen" by Nancy Pollock Khin, in the Encyclopedia of World Culture, Vol. 3, South Asia, 1992.Paul Hockings, ed. MacMillan Reference, USA. Teferi Abate Adem wrote the synopsis and indexing notes in June 2011, and updated the population in August 2012. 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. Teferi Abate Adem; 2012

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) Thailand, Northern region, and Myanmar

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Karen (Southeast Asian people)

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