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Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology

2011-Vol. 36, No. 1

October 31, 2011 Publication

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Contents
Articles
From Curious Dolls to Primitive Art: The Self-image of Postwar Japan Reflected in Works from Non-Western
Kawaguchi, Yukiya
Philosophy of "Living at Home": Reconsidering the spatial range of civil society and ageing by describing the community-based welfare practice in South-western Finland
Takahashi, Erika
Crosscutting Narratives: Legacies of Religious Repression and Resistance in Soviet Kamchatka
Koester, David
Releasing the Soul: Zooarchaeological Evidence for a Whale Cult among the Prehistoric Thule Inuit in Canada
Savelle, James M. Vadnais, Alison
Research Notes
Past, Present and Future Museum Activities and Ainu Studies at the National Museum of Ethnology
Ohtsuka, Kazuyoshi