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Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology

1978-Vol. 03 No. 1-No. 4

March 31, 1978 Publication

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Vol. 3, No. 1 (1978.03.31)

Fertility Symbols of the Senal Ritual in the Central Andes
Tomoeda, Hiroyasu
Reconsidering the Classification of Musical Instruments
Sakurai, Tetsuo
Traditional Boundary Markers in Japan
Tarumi, Minoru
Villages and Dwelling Houses of Hammond Island, Torres Strait
Sugimoto, Hisatsugu


Vol. 3, No. 2 (1978.09.14)

Earthoven Cooking and Hunting Rituals in the Millet-Harvest Festival of the Rukai, Formosa
Sasaki, Komei
Food Habits of the Galelan, Halmahera
Ishige, Naomichi
Foodstuff Analysis System: MEAL
Yamamoto, Nobuhito
On the Method of Studying Material Culture
Sofue, Takao, Chikasato Ogyu, Takao Nakamura and Kazuyoshi Ohtsuka


Vol. 3, No. 3 (1979.01.23)

Human Categories and Interpersonal Relations in Agriculture: A Case from Rural Central Java
Sekimoto, Teruo
Folk Texonomy of Illness among Toba-Batak
Yoshida, Shuji
Field Notes on Family and Community Organizations in Limau Village, North Halmahera
Matsuzawa, Kazuko
Field Notes on Fishing Activities in Limau Village, North Halmahera
Ogo, Osamu
Preliminary Report on the Dive Fishing Technique in Okinawa (1): A Sociological Analysis of a Fishermen's Community at Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City
Hata, Nobuyuki
Preliminary Report on the Dive Fishing Technique in Okinawa (2): Culture and Techniques of Coral Reef Fishing at Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City
Sudo, Ken-ichi
The History of the Highland Mixe: Outside View and Inside View: A Postscript to Apuntes Sobre la Historia de los Mixes de la Zona Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico
Kuroda, Etsuko
The Geographical Distribution of Sago: Producing Palms (in English)
Ruddle, Kenneth
A Brief Account of the Life of Zigla according to Musgum Tradition (in English)
Eguchi, Paul Kazuhisa


Vol. 3, No. 4 (1979.03.30)

"Dog Ancestor" and "the Crossing of the Sea": a Selection of the Mythical Cores of Yao Ethnic Identity
Takemura, Takuji
Characteristics and Ethnobotanical Comparison of Fox-tail Millet (Setaria italica P. Beauv.) Samples from Southern Formosa and the Batan Islands
Sakamoto, Sadao
Vertical Control: Some Problems on the Exploitation of the Environment in the Central Andean Highlands
Onuki, Yoshio
Medical Amulets among the Oroks
Wada, Kan
Boundaries and Boundary Markers: Part II
Tarumi, Minoru
A Preliminary Bibliography for the Study of Customary Laws of Southeast Asia and Taiwan (in English)
Ishii, Yoneo (ed.)

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