Number 5, 1986

Applied Ethnography: Trends and Problems

pp. 3-12

Social Byt as an Object of Ethnographic Study in Connection with the Component Study of Culture

pp. 12-22

Ecological Factors in the Evolution of Animal Husbandry Forms among the Turkic Peoples of Northern Caucasus

pp. 22-34

Ethnic processes in mediaeval Serbia and Bosnia (the Dynamics of Ethnosocial Communities in the 12th and 13th Centuries — from Early Feudal to Feudal Nationalities)

pp. 34-44

To the Ethnic Origins of the Population of Northern Turkmenia (SaRar-Chaga Three — an Early Sak Burial)

pp. 45-54


Close of the Discussion on M. V. Kriukov's Article «Once More — on the Historical Types of Ethnic Communities»

The Interrelation between Ethnic Community Types and Socioeconomic Formations

pp. 55-59

Once Again to the Problem of the Typology of Ethnosocial Communities

pp. 59-66

Comprehending the Basic Nature of Ethnic Links Remains the Principal Goal

pp. 66-78

Editorial Comment

pp. 78-80

From the History of Ethnography

L. Ya. Shternberg and the Leningrad Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (to the 125th Anniversary of the Scholar’s Birth)

pp. 81-91


The Traditional Festive and Ritual Diet of the Polesye Ukrainians in the 19th and 20th Centuries

pp. 92-98

The Mutual Aid Custom among the Azerbaijanians in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

pp. 99-103

Traditional Personal and Family «Protectors» of the Atchayvayam Reindeer Breeders

pp. 104-113

Barter between the Tlingit and Athapaskan Rocky Mountains Indians in the 19th Century

pp. 113-122

Rituals and Beliefs of the Peoples of the Philippines Connected with Childbirth

pp. 123-134

Searchings, Facts, Hypotheses

A Visit to Guantanamo

pp. 135-146

Academic Life

Ethnographers and Anthropologists at the 6th International Congress of Finno-Ugric Students

pp. 147-151

Expeditions in Brief

pp. 152

Criticism and Bibliography

Critical Articles and Reviews

A Three-Volume Anthology of Russian Folk Poetry

pp. 153-156

General Ethnography

V. Ya. Propp. The Russian Folk Tale/Ed. by K- V. Cistov, V. I. Yeriomina

pp. 156-159

O. A. Osipova. American Sociology on Traditions of Oriental Countries

pp. 159-161

Peoples of the USSR

Games of the Peoples of the USSR

pp. 162-164

A. F. Nekrylova. Russian Popular Urban Celebrations, Amusements and Spectacles

pp. 164-166

L. A. Chibirov. The Most Ancient Strata of the Spiritual Culture of the Ossets

pp. 166-167

G. V. Dzhalabadze. A Guide to the Ethnographic Funds of the State Museum of Georgia

pp. 167-168

Peoples of Europe outside the USSR

G. Georgiev. Sofiya and the Sofiyans. 1878—1944. (In Bulgarian)

pp. 168-172