Field research upon which this paper is based was done from May to September, 1959. Data were drawn from interviews, questionnaires, and local records, abundantly available in most of the communities. Communities were selected with the aid of T. Takeuchi and other staff members of Tôhoku University, who also made arrangements for living quarters in the field. Participants in field research included Professors T. Takeuchi, T. Tsukamoto, and O. Tahara of Tôhoku University; numerous graduate students of that institution including N. Hoshi, T. Katsumata, T. Kurata, M. Tanaka, Yoshimichi Suzuki, and Yoshitaka Suzuki; and, outstandingly, Harumi Befu of the University of Wisconsin. Professors Seiichi Izumi and Tadashi Fukutake of Tokyo University gave help in making arrangements for research. Harumi Befu, R. P. Dore, D. G. Haring, and members of the Japan Studies Committee of the University of California offered suggestions helpful in preparing this paper. The research was made possible by grants from the National Science Foundation, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and the University of California.
Postwar Cultural Change and Continuity in Northeastern Japan1
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1961 American Anthropological Association
Volume 63, Issue 2, pages 297–321, April 1961
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NORBECK, E. (1961), Postwar Cultural Change and Continuity in Northeastern Japan. American Anthropologist, 63: 297–321. doi: 10.1525/aa.1961.63.2.02a00040
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