Studies in Siberian Ethnogenesis No. 2
Published: December 1962© 1962
328 Pages, 6.69 x 9.61 in
This collection of translations from articles by Russian scholars continues the valuable contribution to Western knowledge of the anthropology of the North which is being made under the sponsorship of the Arctic Institute of North America. The subjects treated include: "The Ethnic Affiliation of the Population in the Northwest of the Yakut A.S.S.R." (with related papers); "Ancient Petroglyphs and Modern Decorative Art in the Amur Region"; "Contributions to the History of the Buryat People"; "On the Origin of the Kirgiz People"; "The Origins and Ethnic Composition of the Koybals"; "Volga-Oka Place Names and Some Problems of the Ethnogenesis of the Finno-Urgic Peoples of the Nganasans," nomadic hunters of tundra and forest like many of the other tribes studied.
Volume II in the series Anthropology of the North: Translations from Russian Sources.