CONTENTS

SCIENTIFIC AND EPISTOLARY HERITAGE OF
B. PILSUDSKI:
SEARCH AND FINDINGS 

E.S. Nitkuk. The fifth note-book of B.O. Pilsudki from the E.A. Kreinovich Archives.
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Bronislaw Pilsudski. The fifth note-book.
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B.O. Pilsudski. The Folklore of Sakhalin Nivkh. 
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Alfred F. Majewicz. Bronislaw Pilsudski and the Lithuanian Crosses. Translation from Polish by I.U. Sirak
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Bronislaw Pilsudski. The Lithuanian Crosses. Translation from French by A.I. Bayandin
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    PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS

K. Sawada. Japanese acquaintances of Bronislaw Pilsudski 
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A. Kuczyński. When life crises began. New materials concerning
of the death of Bronislaw Pilsudski. Translation from Polish by
I.U. Sirak and translation from French by A.I. Bayandin
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G.I. Dudarets, V.M. Latyshev. The V. Sieroshevski and B. Pilsudski Expedition to Hokkaido Island in 1903
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G.I. Dudarets. Across the pages of Pilsudski Family legends.
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A.S. Kolosovsky. Eruhim (Yuriy) Abramovich Kreynovich -Friend and Teacher of the Nivkh (1906-1985)
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T.Yu. Sem. The Semantics of the Ritual Objects in the World Concept of Ainu. Based on the Collections of the Russian Ethnographic Museum (Saint Petersburg) 
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G.D. Lok. Plants and roots used by Nivkh for food 
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CONFERENCES

T.P. Roon. The International Scientific Conference "Peoples and Cultures of the Far East: View from the XXI Century", dedicated to 140-years of L.Ya. Shternberg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, October 9-11, 2001
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КРИТИКА И БИБЛИОГРАФИЯ

Z kraju nad Leną. Związki polsko-jakuckie dawniej i dziś. Editor A. Kuczyński. Wrocław, 2001. 246 p. (M.I. Brovchenko)
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