Viktor Baranov, Trond Andersen and Evgeny E. Perkovsky

Introduction During an expedition to Sakhalin in 1972 by the Paleontological Institute, Academy of Science of the USSR, numerous amber insects were collected ( Zherikhin 1978 ). The amber was found on the beaches of the Okhotsk Sea near the Starodubskoye village in the Dolinsky district (South

Takehiko Nakane and Anders N. Nilsson

A revision of the Hydroporus species (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of Japan, the Kuril Islands, and Sakhalin ANDERS N. NILSSON and TAKEHIKO NAKANE The six species of Hydroporus Clairville recorded from Japan, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands are revised. The following two syn. n. are established

Leonard A. Polakiewicz

LEONARD A. POLAKIEWICZ (Minneapolis, MN, USA) WESTERN CRITICAL RESPONSE TO CHEKHOV'S THE ISLAND OF SAKHALIN Since its publication in 1893, The Island of Sakhalin: From Travel Notes, 1 Chekhov's monumental nonfiction work, the product of his famous odyssey . to the penal colony in 1890, has

Natasha Kuhrt

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156853111X565913 Asian Journal of Social Science 39 (2011) 259–266 brill.nl/ajss Book Reviews Brad Williams (2007) Resolving the Russo-Japanese Territorial Dispute: Hokkaido-Sakhalin relations . Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

LEONARD A. POLAKIEWICZ

LEONARD A. POLAKIEWICZ (Minneapolis, MN, USA) CHEKHOV'S THE ISLAND OF SAKHALIN AND DOSTOEVSKY'S NOTES FROM A DEAD HOUSE AS PENOLOGICAL STUDIES The Island o f Sakhalin: From Travel Notes (Ostrov Sakhalin: Iz putevykh zapisok), Chekhov's longest work and, according to D. S. Mirsky, "an impor

Edward Norbeck

. STEPHAN BOOK REVIEWS Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, Illness and Healing Among the Sakhalin Ainu: A Symbolic inter- pretation. Cambridge University Press, 1981, $34.50. This handsomely produced book may be described as a composite, pioneering study in several subfields of anthropology. The author's opening sentence

Richard Zgusta

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For workers on plant taxonomy, the Siberia and Far East Herbarium in the Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences is one of the most important herbaria in the world. The herbarium contains collections from Siberia and the Far East including the Yenisei, Altai, Sayan, Lena, Baikal, Dahuria, Ussuri, Amur, Sakhalin, Okhotsk and Kamchatka regions.