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Johansen, Ulla. 2011th 3rd edition of 2005. Kozan (in press).

2011. 2nd edition of 2008. Yakutsk.

2010. 2nd edition of 2005. Ankara.

2008. Ornament Jakutov. Revised translation into Russian of 1954. Yakutsk (trans. Svetlana I. Petrova).

2005. Türkiye'de Yörüklerin yayla hayatı - Elli yıl önce (The life of the nomads on summer pastures Turkey - fifty years ago) 168 S. Ankara: Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı Yayınları.
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2004. (with Douglas R. White). Network Analysis and Ethnographic problem. Process models of a Turkish nomad communities. Lexington Books, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Oxford, XXXVII + 497 S. u. 18 Phot,os.
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2000. (with Susanne dumplings). Tibetan religions and shamanism. The symbolism of religions, Vol. 23, Stuttgart, XI + 282 pp.

2000. The Eurasian shamanism. Neanderthal Museum: The development history of mankind. Mettmann, 26 S.

1994. (with Thomas Franke and Christoph Sabel). Professional and ethical. Criteria of social stratification at provincials in Estonia. Cologne Ethnological Papers, Bd.7, Bonn, 155 S.

1991. Uued teooriad yes etnoloogias meetodid. Loengukonspekt. Eesti ajaloo kate eder (New theories and methods in anthropology. Textbook for the use of students). Tartu, 72 S.

1981. (with Barbara Wolbert). Foreign families. A bibliography under ethnological aspect. Cologne ethnological studies Bd.3, Berlin, VII, 170 S.

1961. Zo leven vreemde volken. Hoe eten zij, zich voeden en Kleden; hoe zij plants en feestvieren (trans. by AJ Richel into Dutch of 1955) Utrecht, Antwerp, 160 S.

1959. (with Wilhelm Beer Henke, Wolfgang Haberland and Günter Zimmermann [ed.]). Americanism tables Miscellany. Fixed band Franz Termer from the Museum of Ethnology in Hamburg, vol. XXV, 202 S.

1957. Igloos and Totem Poles. Life and Customs of Thirteen Peoples Around the Globe (trans. Into English by F. McHugh), London, 124 pp.

1958. (with Wilhelm Beer Henke, Herbert Tischner and Heinz Walter). Translated into French by "So you live elsewhere," Édition Spes, Paris.

1957. (with Wilhelm Beer Henke, Herbert Tischner and Heinz Walter). Så lever andra. Om seder och bruk hos primitiva folk. (Trans. Into Swedish by "So you live anywhere else!" SE Täckmark) Stockholm.

1955. (with Wilhelm Beer Henke, Herbert Tischner and Heinz Walter). So you live anywhere else! Daily life in fourteen nations of the earth. Freiburg, 93 S. undated ornament Jakutov (translation by GJ Rodionov into Russian for the library use). Yakutsk.

1954. The ornamentation of the Yakuts. How to ethnology, H.3, Hamburg, 205 p + XIII Taf.


Johansen, Ulla
Paul Johanseni lapsepôlv yes Noorus (trans. By 2002g into Estonian), Tallinn (in press).

2011. Interview, at: History of German Anthropology 1945/49 - 1990, ed. Dieter Haller (in press).

2010. Postranicamknigi Sergei Michailovi? Shirokogorova (07/01/1887 Suzdal'- 19/10/1939 Pekin): Psychomental'nyi kompleks tungusov (trans by 2001a into Russian.). In: Aziatsko Tichookeanskii Rayon 1, Vladivostok, S. 117-120.

2007a. Walther Heissig and material culture. Development and key questions of modern research on artifacts. In Central Asian Studies 36: 21-34.

2007b. ? kstaz i Oderzhimost '. Razlichiia v perezhivaniiach Shamanov Severnoi Sibiri i Central'noi Azii (trans. From 2003c of D. Funk into Russian). In Ethnografigheskoe Obozrenie 1: 19-31.

2006a. Towards a Methodology of Shamanistic Research. In Shamanism and age without shamans. Papers from the International Conference on Shamanism , Urumqi / Xinjiang.

2006b. The Journey Paul Johansen in World War II (translated into German by 1992d). In north-eastern Europe as a historical region. Publications of Aue Foundation, vol. 17, Jörg Hackmann and Robert Schweitzer (ed.). Helsinki, Lübeck, pp 85-102.

2006c. Gondolatok a régi török és mongol sámanizmusról (trans. Into Hungarian by 1999a). In Csodaszarvas 2: 139-156.

2006d. Turkish Nomads (Aydinly) long term ethnography (re-release of 2002d). In Social Dynamics and Complexity. University of California, Irvine, Institute of Mathematical Behavioral Sciences.

2005a. The Lächelgrenze. In Red Altai, enter your Echo! Festschrift for Erika Taube, Anett C. Oelschlägel, Ingo Nentwig and Jakob Taube (Hg.). Leipzig, University Press, pp. 174-182.

2005b. Sámánfilozofia: változó lélekképzetek Tuvabán (translation into Hungarian of 2003a). In Csodaszarvas 1: 135-156.

2004a. The Siberian shamanism in the past and present. In: Bremer Geographical Leaves, Vol. 4 Russia, S. 27-39.

2004b. From Shamanism to neoshamanism in Siberia and Central Asia. In: Yearbooks of the Museum of Ethnology in Leipzig, Vol. XLII, pp. 65-76.

2003a. Shamanistic Philosophy: Soul - A Changing Concept in Tyva. In: Shaman, Bd. 11 (1-2), pp. 29-49.

2003b. Paul Johansens skaebne under walls verdenskrig (translation by P. Kyhn into Danish of 1992b). In: OF-Nyt, Dansk-Estisk Selskabs tidskrift, Copenhagen, pp. 6-19.

2003c. Ecstasy and Possession. A Short Contribution to a Lengthy Discussion. In: M. Hoppál & G.Kósa (Hg.): Rediscovery of Shamanic Heritage. Bibliotheca Shamanistica, Bd.11, Budapest, pp. 135-152.

2002a. Vlijanie Sergeja Michajlovi? A Shirokogorova na nemeckuiu? Tnologiiu (The influence Sergej Michajlovich Shirokogoroffs the German ethnology). In: ? Tnograficheskoe Obozrenie, No.1, Moscow, pp. 139-143.

2002b. The four Gospels as a source for historical anthropology of the Middle East. In: Anthropos, Vol. 97, pp. 21-33.

2002c. (with Douglas R. White). Collaborative Long-term Ethnography and Social Longitudinal Analysis of a Nomad communities in Southeastern Turkey. In: Kemper, Robert V. and Anya Peterson Royce (Hg.): Chronic Ling Cultures. Long Term Field Research in Anthropology, Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Lanham, NY, Oxford, pp. 81-99.
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2002d. Turkish Nomads (Aydinly) long term ethnography (Internet publication of 2002c, see http: // itc uci edu / ~ drwhite / drwhite / turks / index htm...).

2002e. (with Douglas R. White). Turkish Nomad Gallery. A trek with the Aydinli Nomads (see http: // eclectic ss uci edu / ~ drwhite / turks / Turkish Nomad Gallery html....)

2002f. Karl Jettmar 1918-2002. In: Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 127 (2), pp. 133-138.

2002g. Childhood and Youth Paul Johansen. In: Eugen Helimski (Hg.): Speeches and presentations at the commemorative event on 14 December 2001 on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Prof. Dr. Paul Johansen. Department of Finno-Ugric / Uralic the University of Hamburg, S. 9-19.

2001a. Sergei Michajlovich Shirokogoroff: Psycho Mental Complex of the Tungus. In: Christian F. Feest and Karl-Heinz Kohl (Hg.): Major works of ethnology. Stuttgart, pp. 424-429.

2001b. Leo (Lev Jakovlevic) Sternberg: The Religion of Gilyaks. In: Christian F. Feest and Karl-Heinz Kohl (Hg.): Major works of ethnology. Stuttgart, pp. 450-454.

2001c. "Culture" - reflections of an ethnologist. In: Rhine speeches. Texts from the Melanchthon Academy Cologne, Issue 1, pp. 23-30.

2001d. Personerne i Fru part i Tallinn (The people in "Woman part in Tallinn"). In: OF-Nyt, Dansk-Estisk Selskabs tidsskrift, No.34, Copenhagen, pp. 7-18.

2001e. Shamanism and Neoshamanism: What is the Difference? In: Henri-Paul Francfort and Roberte N. Hamayon (eds.): The Concept of Shamanism. Uses and Abuses. Bibliotheca Shamanica, Vol. 10, Budapest, Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, pp 297-303.

2000a. Ethnological court reports - A report from the field. In: Forensic anthropology, Ethno scripts, Jg. 2, No. 2, Hamburg, S. 56-72.

2000b. Kinship and ethnicity in the plate. Research results from Estonia (Completed translated into German by 1998e). In: Kokot, Waltraud, Thomas Hengartner and Kathrin Wild (Hg.): Cultural Studies Urban Studies. An inventory. Cultural Analysis, Vol. 3, Berlin, pp. 253-284.

1999a. Further Thoughts on the History of Shamanism. In: Shaman, Vol. 7 (1), pp. 40-58.

1999b. How to write German ethnologists. In: Cultural Analysis, Bd. 1 (What Ethnology?), Berlin, pp. 217-240.

1999c. K istorii shamanizma (History of Shamanism). In: Izbranniki Duchov. Tradicionnoe shamanstvo i neoshamanizm. Pamjati V. N. Basilova (1937-1998). Moscow, S. 25-40.

1999d. Thomas Schweizer 1949-1999. In: Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 123 (2), pp. 179-189.

1999e. Seniority and intermarriage in the reports of the Secret History. In: Studia et Tibetica Mongolica. Festschrift für Manfred Taube. Indica et Tibetica, Bd.34, S. 153-160.

1998a. For ethno-archeology of Teergewinnung in Anatolia. In: Güven Arsebük, Machteld J. Mellink and Wulf Schirmer (eds.): Light on Top of the Black Hill. Studies presented to Halet Çambel. Istanbul, S. 457-464.
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1998b. Linnaeestlaste sugulassuhted (relationships of urban Estonians). In: Akadeemia (1998). Tartu, pp. 451-487, 631st.

1998c. Pirk tänapäeva linnaeestlaste suhtlusvôrgustikule (A view of the relationship networks today urban Estonians). In: Ants Viires and Elle Vunder (Hg.): Eesti rahvakultuur. Tallinn, pp. 645-653.

1998d. How are the Estonians? Stereotypes about their character and ethnic characteristics in the eyes of Russians Tallinn. In: Terje Anepaio and Aivar Jürgenson (Hg.): Kultuuri môista püüdes. Trying to understand culture. Ajaloo Instituut, Scripta ethno logica 3. Tallinn, pp. 115-130.

1998e. The universe of a Tuva shamaness. Representations of the shaman's spirits. In: Ural-Altaic yearbooks, NF, Bd.15, S. 202-210.

1997. Vselennaja tuvinskoi shamanki. Izobrazheniia Duchov Shamanov (The cosmos a tyvanischen Shaman representations of the spirits of shamans. Abridged translation of 1998e into Russian), Ulan Ude.

1996a. Anthropologists and ideologies. The example of the Estonian ethnologists in the Soviet era. In: Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 121 (2), pp. 181-202.

1996b. Etnologiczne badania nad artefaktami w koncu XX wieku (Ethnological research on artifacts at the end of the 20th century). In: Lud Vol LXXX, S. 67-75.

1995. Rules of vendetta. In: Dittmar Schorkowitz (Hg.): Ethno Historic paths and Apprenticeship of a philosopher. Festschrift for Lawrence Krader. Frankfurt, Berlin, Bern, New York, Vienna, pp. 401-420.

1994a. Answer (on comments to 1993d). In: Journal of Anthropology, vol 118, pp. 191-197.

1994b. Etnoloogia Muuseum ja selle külastaja Saksamaal (The Ethnology Museum and its visitors in Germany). In: Pro Ethnologia, Vol 2, Tartu, pp. 51-73.

1994c. El and bodun. In: Röhrborn, Klaus and Wolfgang Veenker (Hg.): Memoriae munusculum. Gedenkschrift for Anne Marie v. Gabain, Wiesbaden, pp. 73-84.

1994d. The emergence of Yürüken collection of the Hamburg Museum of Ethnology. In: Kunze, Albert (ed.): Anadoludaki Yörük - Nomadic Life in Turkey, Munich, pp. 26-44, 34 Fig.

1993a. The transmission of the Shaman's position in South Siberia. In: Hoppál, Mihály and Keith D. Howard (eds.): Shamans and Cultures. ISTOR Books 5, Budapest, pp. 193-199.

1993b. The influence of armament on the development of the saddle in the Asian steppes. In: Gingrich, Andre, Sylvia Haas, Gabriele Paleczek and Thomas Fillitz (eds.): Studies in Oriental Culture and History. Festschrift for Walter Dostal, Frankfurt, S. 68-88.

1993c. Career as an ethnologist of the postwar generation: Typical woman? In: Schweizer, Thomas, Margaret Swiss and Waltraud Kokot (eds.): Handbook of Ethnology. Festschrift for Ulla Johansen, Berlin, pp. 1-25.

1993d. Tangible or materialized culture? In: Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 117, pp. 1-15.

1992a. The swivel: a technic pecularity of the Circumpolar animal-breeding. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium Abashiri, Abashiri, Hokkaido, S. 5-12.

1992b. Paul Johanseni elutee Teises maailmasôjas (Paul Johansen's Journey in World War II). In: Tallinna Kunsti- Ülikool. Toimetised, Seeria: arhitektuur, No. 1 (2), pp. 74-87, S. 107f.

1990a. Male age groups in the steppe nomads of Asia and their mission statements. In: Völger, Gisela and Karin v Welck (Hg.): Men band Male Bonding - On the role of the man in culture comparison, Vol. 2, Cologne, S. 169-174.

1990b. The cultural traditions of our Turkish fellow citizens - Türk hemşehrilerimizin kültürel gelenekleriin (reprint 1985). In: Catholic University Parish (Hg.): Turks in our city. Strangers - Friends - Enemies? Koblenz, S. 36-46.

1989. The cultural traditions of our Turkish fellow citizens (reprint 1985). In: Baer, Gerhard and Susanne Hammacher (Hg.): People on the move. Travel - migration - fleeing. Man, Culture, Environment, Vol 4, Basel, Boston, Berlin, p. 83 - 88th.

1988. The purity concept: An exemplary comparison between Turkish and German culture. In: Yearbook of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin (1988), pp. 296-305.

1987a. On the history of shamanism. In: Heissig, Walther and Hans-Joachim Klimkeit (Hg.): Syncretism in religion in Central Asia, Wiesbaden, pp. 8-22.

1987b. Can anthropologists help development workers? In: Bliss, Frank (ed.): Anthropological contributions to development policy, Bonn, pp. 23-29.

1985. The cultural traditions of our Turkish fellow citizens - Türk hemsehrilerimizin kültürel gelenekleri. In: Catholic University Parish (Hg.): Turks in our city. Strangers - Friends - Enemies? Frechen, S. 7-16.

1984. Pattern of means of living and reception room in Orient and Occident. In: Snoy, Peter (ed.): Anthropology and History. Festschrift for Karl Jettmar, contributions to South Asia Research, Bd.86, Wiesbaden, pp. 331-342.

1983a. Critical remarks on the state of German Ethnology. In: Nixdorf, Heide and Thomas Hauschild (ed.): European Ethnology, Berlin, pp. 47-57.

1983b. Ethnology in the GDR. In: Fischer, Hans (ed.): Ethnology. An Introduction, Berlin, pp. 303-318.

1982a. 2nd edition of 1980 as Rowohlt Paperback.

1982b. Foreign issues in German cities. In: Ethnologica Helvetica 6, pp. 121-137.

1981. Nomads in Taurus Mountains (reprint 1958). In: Doerner, Karl Friedrich (Hg.): From the Bosporus to Ararat, Münster, S. 159-164.

1980. Fermented and distilled milk drinks - Culture integrated drugs in the Central and North Asian ranchers. In: Völger, Gisela, Karin vo Welck and Aldo Legnaro: (Hg.) Noise and reality - drugs across cultures, Cologne, S. 200-208.

1979. Türklerde çadır kültürü: Alacık. (Trans. By F. Elpe into Turkish by 1966a). In: Türk Dünyası Araştırmaları Dergisi 1-2, Ankara, pp. 29-44.

1978a-b. Asia. The art of primitive peoples, North and Central Asia. In: Propylaea Art History, Berlin, Suppl Vol. III, pp. 84-87, 240-246 + 14 Taf.

1977 (with Jürgen Christoph Winter). Ages as institutions for channeling youthful aggression and as readout mechanisms for leaders: A Comparison between East Africa and Central Asia. In: Möhlig, Wilhelm JG, Franz Rottland and Bernd Heine (eds.): For language history and ethnohistory in Africa, Berlin, pp. 348-358.

1976. History and modern development of nomadism in Central Asia, in: National Swiss UNESCO Commission (ed.): Seminar on nomadism in Central Asia, Final Report, Bern, pp. 27-44.

1973. (in collaboration with W. Borg Meyer, M. Karpf, A. compatriot, I. Mathes, B. Özbek, E. Renner and W. Weyhing). Good manners when eating and drinking. Report on a field research course on hospitality, consumption norms and economic thinking in transition for Turkish guest workers. In: Sociologus 23/1, pp. 41-70.

1972. Opinion on H. Fischer's essay: ethnological museums. In: Messages from the Hamburg Museum of Ethnology, NF 2, pp. 33-40.

1968. Methodology of research of shamanism. In: Ural-Altaic yearbooks XXXIX, 3-4, S.207-229.

1967. For ethnographic research in Turkey. In: Islam 43, 1-2, S.75-89.

1966a. Ala? Yq. Resid Rahmeti Arat için. In: ? Türk Kültürünü Araştırma Enstitüsü Yayınları 19, Seri I, A 2, Ankara, pp.149-168.

1966b. Güneydoğu Anadolu Çadır yörüklerin? Rlar ?. In: Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi Dergisi XXIV, 1-2 (trans v 1965a into Turkish by A. Ataman).

1965a. The nomad tents Southeast Anatolia. In: Bustan 6 (2), Vienna, pp 33-37 + 8 Fig.

1965b. The riding saddle with the Altaic peoples. In: Central Asiatic Journa l X, 3-4, Leiden, pp. 269-285.

1964a. Siberiane culture. In: Enciclopedia universal dell 'arte, Vol. XII, Venezia, Roma, pp 462-485 + 339-350 Taf.

1964b-d. Asia central, septentrional Asia, Siberia medidional (trans. By W. Kemp into Spanish of 1959b-d). In: "Etnografia" Enciclopedia Moderna of Conocimiento universal, Buenos Aires, pp. 152-180, 332-336, 359-361.

1963a. The cradle and the hearth as sources for the cultural history of Altaic peoples. In: Aspects of altaic civilization, Uralic and Altaic Series 23, Bloomington, Indiana, S.205-218.

1963b. Asia centrale, Asia settentrionale, Siberia meridional (trans. Into Italian by GA De Toni). In: "Etnologia" Enciclopedia Feltrinelli Fischer, Milano, pp. 155-186, 348-353, 389-390.

1961. Drank the Old Turks milk brandy? Ural-Altaic yearbooks XXXIII, 3-4, S. 226-234 + Taf. 3.

1959a. The Alpfrau. A demon figure of the Turkish peoples. In: Journal of the German Oriental Society 109 (2), pp. 303-316.

1959b-d. Central Asia, North Asia, South Siberia. In: Tischner, Herbert (Hg.): The Fischer Lexikon, Bd.13, "Ethnology", Frankfurt / Main (several editions), S.99-113, 148-162, 299-303, 344-345.

1958. Alttürkisches life in the modern state. On the problem of Taurus nomads. In: Releases the German-Turkish Society 22, S.1-4.

Further writings

31 shorter essays
30 Reviews

Editor, partly co-editor:
-Cologne ethnological releases from Vol. 6, 1978
-Cologne ethnological studies, from Vol. 1, 1980
-DGV messages, H.14 - 19 1986 - 1989 and authorship of all not specially marked posts
-Journal of Ethnology, Bd. 114-123, Berlin 1988-1998 Vol. 124-131 editor.

In editorial board:
-Tungusica, Bd. 1, contributions to north Asian cultural history, Wiesbaden 1978.
-Cologne contributions to the nation's research Bd. 1-6, 1994-1999.
-Shaman, Vol. 2-4, Budapest 1994-1996.
-Bibliotheca Shamanistica, from Vol. 4, Budapest 1997.
-Tnologi eskie issledovanija po shamanstvu i inym tradicionnym verovanijam i praktikam (Ethnological research on shamanism and other-traditional beliefs and practices) from Bd. 6, Moscow 2000?

1962: F. Termer: Textile Art of the Maya Indians in Guatemala. Hamburg Museum of Ethnology

1959: In the camp of a small Asian shepherd tribe. Hamburg Museum of Ethnology

-Source: Information about Prof. Dr. Ulla Johansen extracted from the website of Universitat of Cologne, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of Ethnology (

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