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Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology

1988-Vol. 13 No. 1-No. 4

July 30, 1988 Publication

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Vol. 13, No. 1 (1988.07.30)

Ethnic Culture in the Process of Nation-Building: The Toraja Cultural Tradition in Contemporary Indonesia
Yamashita, Shinji
Aboriginal Population Dynamics: An Overview
Koyama, Shuzo
Cura and Tambor: Shamanizing Processes of Possession Cults in Northern Brazil
Furuya, Yoshiaki
Navigational Knowledge of Sea Life (Pwukof) in Satawal, Central Caroline Islands, Micronesia
Akimichi, Tomoya


Vol. 13, No. 2 (1988.10.17)

House as Setting: On the Symbolism of the House in Eastern Indonesia
Sugishima, Takashi
Urban Character of Festivals in Burma
Takatani, Michio
Some Unconsidered Aspects of Omnipresent and Unseen Sorcery among the Tsimihety of Northern Madagascar
Fukazawa, Hideo
The Northern Pacific Maritime Culture Zone: A Viewpoint from Hunter-Gatherers I
Watanabe, Hitoshi
A Tentative Reading of "Olonkho" : In Quest of an Original Image of the Yakuts and Their Domestic Animals
Saito, Shinji
An Ethnolinguistic Study of the Nomenclature of Fermented Fish Products in Asia: A Study of Fermented Aquatic Products (7)
Ishige, Naomichi and Osamu Sakiyama
Maradjiri, the Star Ceremony in Djnang: A Record of Making Ethnological Films on Contemporary Arnhem Land Aborigines
Matsuyama, Toshio


Vol. 13, No. 3 (1989.01.27)

Transformation of the Goddess Kali: An Anthropological Study of a Hindu Village Festival in a Tamil Fishing Village, Sri Lanka
Tanaka, Masakazu
Labor Exchange System in Sinhalese Agrarian Settlements
Adachi, Akira
Some Problems of Ethnotechnology among "Montagnards Paleonigritiques" in Northern Togo
Wada, Shohei
A Preliminary Study in the History of Magic Squares before the Seventeenth Century
Hayashi, Takao


Vol. 13, No. 4 (1989.03.29)

Kuafu and Zaofu: Essay in the Structural Analysis of Ancient Chinese Myths
Obayashi, Taryo
Changes in Korean Ancestor Rites: A Social Survey of the Middle Class in City Apartments
Asakura, Toshio
Formation of Songs in Cheju Island: From Sound to Music
Sakurai, Tetsuo
Custody of Children and Bridewealth Repayment: An Analysis of Gusii Divorce Cases
Matsuzono, Makio
Jii tu and Islam: Socioeconomic and Religious Changes among the Bozo
Takezawa, Shouichiro
Preliminary Remarks on the Phonological Implications of Word Play in Modern Shanghai (in English)
Sherard, Michael L.

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