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By Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

This choice of reports makes use of the strategies of study and self-analysis to check the social, political and non secular forces at paintings within the post-Soviet international. The textual content comprises discussions of ethnohistory, political anthropology and ethnic clash, and symbolic anthropology.

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Shternberg and Rudolf F. Its, plus his mentors Dmitrii G. Savinov and Anatolii I.  Balzer, Yakutsk, Sakha Republic, August 1994. able in his meticulous work. Platon Sleptsov's professional career in the Yakutsk branch of the Academy of Science began during the death throes of Soviet activist demands that ethnographers aid propagandists in concocting new secular rituals of birth, marriage, and death. Thus on the eve of Gorbachev's perestroika, Platon Sleptsov served on a committee to recreate Yakut marriage rituals, mixing a small dose of Sakha tradition with large doses of socialist messages.

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For samples of native ethnography from the 1800s to the 1920s, see Dorzhi Banzarov, Sobranie sochinenii (Moscow: Academy of Sciences, 1955, original Kazan 1846); Mikhail N. Khangalov, Sobranie sochinenii (Ulan-Ude: Buriat knizh. ); Ismail Bei Gasprinskii (Gasprali), Russkoe musul'manstvo (Oxford: Obshchestvo issledovanie Srednei Azii, 1985, reprint no. 6); Nikolai F. Khatanov, Obraztsy narodnoi literatury tiurkskikh plemen (St. Petersburg, 1907); Chikan Ch. ); Gavriil V. Ksenofontov, Shamanizm: izbrannye trudy (Yakutsk: Sever-lug, 1992); Aleksei E.

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