Number 2, 1988

Miklukho-Maclay and His Heritage (to the Centenary of His Death)

pp. 3-15

Music and Ethnogenesis (Prerequisites, Tasks and Methods of Research)

pp. 15-23

Polyphony, Ethnogenesis and Race Genesis

pp. 24-33

French Structuralism: Problems of Method

pp. 33-45

The Rise of Ethnography in Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau

pp. 45-57

The Scythian Religious Festival in Soviet and Foreign Historiography

pp. 57-66

From the History of Ethnography

From the Epistolary Heritage of D. K. Zelenin

pp. 67-71


A Possible Approach to the Study of the Russian National Character

pp. 72-78

The Use of Wild Plants and Minerals by the Russian Population of Siberia in the 18th-20th Centuries

pp. 78-90

On the Ritual of Svistopl’aska in the Vyatka Region (North-East Russia)

pp. 90-94

The Repercussions of Archaic Rituals in the Spring Poetry of the Carpathian Ukrainians

pp. 94-102

The Lakhlukh — the Kurdistan Jews in the USSR

pp. 102-111

North-Caucasian Incrustated Male Belts: The Origin and Evolution of an Artistic Tradition

pp. 111-120

Kachin Animistic Beliefs (Concerning the Dialectics of Animism)

pp. 120-126

About the Physical Anthropology of the Kurds

pp. 127-136

Searchings, Facts, Hypotheses

On the Record of N. N. Miklukho-Maclays’ Sojourn in the South of Russia

pp. 137-143

Our Annivesaries

List of Major Works by I. S. Kon, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences (to His 60th Birthday)

pp. 144-146

Academic Life

A Session of the Learned Council of the Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences, In Memoriam S. P. Tolstov

Сергей Павлович Толстов и этнография

pp. 147-153

In Memoriam S. P. Tolstov

pp. 154-157

Readings on Soviet Central Asia and Caucasia

pp. 158-160

The 9th Maclay Readings

pp. 160-162

Conference of Young Folklorists

pp. 162-164

Expeditions in Brief

pp. 164-166

Criticism and Bibliography

General Ethnography

Geschlechtsreife und Legitimation zur Zeugung; Zur Sozialgeschichte der Kindheit

pp. 167-168

Peoples of the USSR

P. V. Kireevsky’s Collection of Folk Songs

pp. 169-171

Peoples of Non-Soviet Asia

I. A. Latyshev. The Japanese Family Life

pp. 172-173