The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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Senri Ethnological Monographs

Senri Ethnological Monographs are published with the goal of bringing out highly developed works of a systematic and comprehensive nature regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes, based on research by our Museum. Published in Japanese and other languages. An occasional publication.
[4] Hunter-Gatherers and the State December 27, 2002 Publication
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Detiles [in Japanese]