VESTNIK ARHEOLOGII ANTROPOLOGII I ETNOGRAFII ¹ 3 (34) (2016)
Review of the book «Kazakhs of Kaskat aul: traditions and innovations in the culture of the Kazakh population in Western Siberia»,
by N.A. Tomilov and Sh.K. Akhmetovà
Baltabaeva K.N., Rakhimov E.K. (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
We analyze the book of famous ethnographers from Omsk, Tomilov and Akhmetova, which is dedicated to traditions and innovations in the Kazakh culture in Western Siberia. The reviewers highlighted scientific significance of publication of the field materials of the first Kazakh historical and ethnographic expedition of Omsk State University in 1976. The scientific significance of the book is that the authors summarized many years of research of Kazakh ethnographic groups in Russia. Also, there is a list of perspective directions for further research.
Key words: Western Siberia, Kazakhs, traditional culture, history of ethnographic science, field expeditions, Omsk Ethnographic Scientific Center.
The World Association of the Kazakhs, Valikhanov st., 43a, Almaty, 050002 Kazakhstan
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Al-Farabi prospect, 71, Almaty, 050040, Kazakhstan