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Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology

1979-Vol. 04 No. 1-No. 4

July 30, 1979 Publication

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Vol. 4, No. 1 (1979.07.30)

The Combination of Nut-Gathering and Agriculture in the Hida Area of Japan during 19th Century
Matsuyama, Toshio
Computer Use in Ethnological Studies
Sugita, Shigeharu
The Royal Management of UDU. NITA (Small Cattle) under the Early Haxamanis-Dynasty
Kawase, Toyoko
Rural Houses in the Mountains of Kyusyu: the Example of the Shiiba and Mera Region
Sugimoto, Hisatsugu
Structure and Function of Munchu: Notes on Folk Religion in Okinawa (3)
Itoh, Mikiharu
Some Observations on the Basketry of Palawan, Borneo, Java and Sumatra
Nakamura, Takao


Vol. 4, No. 2 (1979.10.25)

Number Divination on Satawal, Central Caroline Islands
Ishimori, Shuzo
Canoe and Kin in Satawalese Society, Central Caroline Islands
Sudo, Kenichi
On the Reconstruction of the Distribution and the Human Exploitation of River-Fishes in the Hida Region, Central Japan
Akimichi, Tomoya
Coiled Basketry Technique in Japan
Nakamura, Shunkichi
Report of the Mission in West Africa on some Ethnographic Objects of Senegal
Ogawa, Ryo


Vol. 4, No. 3 (1980.01.10)

Notes on Fishing Activities in Okidomari, Shimane Prefecture
Ogo, Osamu
Traditional Material Culture of the Mongols-Explanatory Notes and a Translation of "Mongol of the Mongolian People's Republic"
Kato, Kyuzo
A Collection of Baskets from Southeast Asia
Tsubogo, Hidehiko
Folklore and Ethnology Museums in Europe: Survey taken in the Summer of 1978
Sugimoto, Hisatsugu
Preliminary Report of the West African Ethnographic Survey
Wada, Shohei


Vol. 4, No. 4 (1980.03.25)

Color Concepts and the Classification of Colors among the Bodi Pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia
Fukui, Katsuyoshi
The Transformation in the Ritual Process of Holy Week: An Encounter with Folk Imagination in Mesoamerica
Kuroda, Etsuko
The Formation of the Iyemoto System
Moriya, Takeshi
Civilization as a specifically European Concept (1)
Nomura, Masaichi
La metamorphose du Kimono et la signification du style d'aujourd'hui
Daimaru, Hiroshi
Notes on Magemono-Work in Japan
Nakamura, Takao
The Crisis in Dryland Pastoral Economies: An Essay in Applied Human Ecology (in English)
Ruddle, Kenneth
Kenneth RUDDLE

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