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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No.72 Human-Nature Relations and the Historical Backgrounds of Hunter-Gatherer Cultures in Northeast Asian Forests:Russian Far East and Northeast Japan

January 20, 2009 Publication

Edited by Shiro Sasaki

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Contents
Introduction
Shiro Sasaki

Chapter 1

Hunting, Fishing and Early Agriculture in Northern Primor’e in the Russian Far East
Nikolay N. Kradin, Yuri G. Nikitin, and Nikolay A. Kliuev
Chapter 2
Ethnoarchaeology of Trap Hunting Among the Matagi and the Udehe, Traditional
Hunting Peoples Living Around the Sea of Japan
Hiroyuki Sato
Chapter 3
Correlative Significance of Trap-placing and Environmental Differences: Traditional
Hunting in Mountainous Areas of Central and Northern Japan
Hiromi Taguchi
Chapter 4
Historical Background to the Distribution of Hunting Techniques and Equipment of the
Peoples of the Lower Amur and Primore Regions: Focusing on the Traps Used by the
Udehe to Catch Fur-bearing Animals
 
Shiro Sasaki
Chapter 5
How can we Approach the Issue of Ainu Traps? Ainu Hunting of Small Animals in the
Nineteenth-Century Fur Trade System
 
Koji Deriha
Chapter 6
Ainu Sea Otter Hunting from the Perspective of Sino-Japanese Trade
Kaoru Tezuka
Chapter 7
A Mythological Mountain Giant Bringing Hunters Luck: Reconstruction of the Ethno-
cultural Ties of the Indigenous Peoples of the Lower Amur Basin and Sakhalin
 
Sergei Vasilevich Bereznitsky
Chapter 8
The Role of Dogs in Nanai Cults
Andrei Petrovich Samar
Chapter 9
Some Ideas on the Principles of Sacral Shaped Areas of the Mohe: Toward the
Reconstruction of Cosmography in Ethnological Methodology
 
Konstantin Bannikov
Chapter 10
Sociolinguistic Situation of the Minority Languages of the Indigenous Peoples of the Far
North
 
Nadezhda Ya.Bulatova
List of Contributors

 
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