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Culture Incarnate: Native Anthropology from Russia : Native Anthropology from Russia - Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Culture Incarnate: Native Anthropology from Russia

Native Anthropology from Russia

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1995
ISBN: 9781563245343
Number Of Pages: 286
For Ages: 18 years old

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This collection of studies uses the processes of analysis and self-analysis to examine the social, political and spiritual forces at work in the post-Soviet world. The text includes discussions of ethnohistory, political anthropology and ethnic conflict, and symbolic anthropology.

Introduction: What's Native About Non-Russian Anthropology?
Ethnohistory: Seeking Roots and Self-Identity
The Mordva
Turkic Peoples of the Volga and Urals
Yakut (Sakha) Ethnoculture
The Khakas Ethnonym
Political Anthropology: Interpreting Ethnicity, Ethnic Conflict, and Socio-cultural Norms
The Former Checheno-Ingushetia
Ethnic Relations in Tuva
The Republic of Tatarstan
Cultural Norms in the Baikal Region
Symbolic Anthropology: Seeking Riches of Folk Wisdom and Values in Ritual and Tradition
Birth Rituals of the Nanai
Marriage Customs of the Yakuts (Sakha)
The Asiatic Eskimos
Tuvan Shamanic Folklore
Native Ethnographers Unite: A Folklore Manifesto
The Study of Northern Languages, Folklore, and Cultures
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ISBN: 9781563245343
ISBN-10: 1563245345
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 30th June 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59

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