Number 5, 1981

The Ethnography of Childhood (Problems in Methodology)

pp. 3-14

The Numerical Strength and Geographical Distribution of the Ukrainian Ethnos in the 18th to Early 20th Centuries

pp. 15-31

The Pomochi Custom among 19th Century Russian Peasants (to the Integrated Study of Work Traditions)

pp. 32-46

Proto-Indian Inscriptions (to the Problems of Their Decipherment)

pp. 47-71

Epos and Ritual among the Mountain Tribes of the Philippines

pp. 72-83


Ethnographical collections in the museums of Omsk

pp. 84-95

18th Century Documents on the Attitude of the Synod to Popular Calendar Rituals

pp. 96-108

To the Problem of the Tat Ethnos

pp. 109-112

The Custom of Tattooing and of Body Painting in the Caucasus

pp. 113-116

Percussion Instruments in the Rituals of La- maism and South Siberian Shamanism

pp. 117-124

Among the Sinhalese: the Discovery of Their Everyday Life

pp. 125-142

The Japanese National Ethnographical Museum

pp. 143-148

Searchings, Facts, Hypotheses

Chess: in Everyday Life, in the Family, in Tradition

pp. 149-165

Our Anniversaries

A List of Works by V. I. Kochnev (to His 60th Birth Anniversary)

pp. 166-167

Academic Life

The Fifth International Finno-Ugric Congress in Turku

pp. 168-173

The Problem of North Caucasian Feudalism at a Regional Scientific Conference

pp. 174-176

Expeditions in Brief

pp. 177-178

Criticism and Bibliography

Critical Articles and Reviews

Soviet Finno-Ugric Studies 1975 to 1980

pp. 179-181

General Ethnography

V. A. Shnirelman. The Origins of Animal Husbandry

pp. 182-183

Peoples of the U.S.S.R.

An Attempt at an Ethnosociological Study of a Way of Life (the Case of the Moldavian SSR)

pp. 184-187

Peoples of Asia outside the U.S.S.R.

Lands and Peoples of the East. 20th Issue: Lands and Peoples of the Pacific Basin

pp. 188-189