Number 4, 1984

F. Engels’ Work «The Origins of the Family, Privati Property and the State» and Certain Problems in the Theory of the Historical Process

pp. 3-14

From the History of the Karakalpak Female Dress (to thi Problems of the Ethnohistorical Atlas of Middle Asia and Kazakhstan)

pp. 14-28

The Ethnic Territory of the Burtas in the Second Half of the 8th to the Early 10th Century

pp. 28-41

The Economy of the United States Indians at the Turn of the 20th Century

pp. 41-53

Anthropological Studies in Sokotra

pp. 53-63


Theoretical Problems in the Reconstruction of Earliest Slav Spiritual Culture (Conclusion of the Discussion)

pp. 64-80

From the History of Ethnography

Ethnographic Subjects in the Works of F. I. Leontovitch

pp. 81-91

Ethnography in Museums

I. G. Voznessensky’s Californian Collection in the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Leningrad)

pp. 92-102


The Ethnographic Regions of Europe (to the History of Ethnographic Studies of the Area)

pp. 103-110

Animal Husbandry Types among the Kirghiz of Pamiro-Alay and Karateghin in the late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

pp. 111-115

The Language Situation in the People’s Republic of Angola

pp. 116-121

Searchings, Facts, Hypotheses

Protoindian Writing: Results and Prospects of Study

pp. 122-134

Our Anniversaries

A List of Major Works by Doctor of Historical Sciences G. S. Maslova (to the 60th Anniversary of Her Scholarly Activity)

pp. 135-137

Academic Life

An All-Russian Undergraduate Ethnographic Conference

pp. 138-139

The Art of the Korean People’s Democratic Republican Exposition

pp. 139-143

Expeditions in Brief

pp. 143-145

Criticism and Bibliography

Critical Articles and Reviews

A Discussion on Yu. V. Bromley’s Book «Essays in the Theory of Ethnos»

pp. 146-157

General Ethnography

The Evolution of Ethnic Self-Awareness of Slav Peoples in the Early Middle Ages

pp. 157-161

Peoples of the USSR

N. G. Volkova, G. V. Djavakhishvili. Everyday Life Culture in Georgia, 19th and 20th Centuries: Tradition and Innovation

pp. 161-163

Vainakh Rituals of Family and Everyday Life

pp. 164-166

Peoples of Europe outside the USSR

N. A. Yerofeyev. Albion in the Mist. England and the English through Russian Eyes

pp. 166-171

Peoples of Asia outside the USSR

Ye. S. Yurlova. The Social Position of Women and the Women’s Movement in India

pp. 171-172