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Electronic version of encyclopedia. Together with the publishing house 'Bolshaya Rossiysskaya Enciklopedia' and Miklukho-MacLay Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Academy of Sciences of Russia
  • All the textual and illustrative material of the printed version is reproduced without any changes. Thematic reviews were written on special request for the electronic version. Supplementary illustrations from the Ethnology Institute Archives.
  • About 200 fragments with authentic records of ethnic music (mainly from the Folklore Commission of the Composers' Union of Russia). Soundtrack fragments of spiritual music and abstracts from church services of different confessions. Video fragments on popular and religious rites Interactive lectures of scientific-popular character Religious feasts calendar Appendix: main Russian and foreign legislative acts concerning the theme of our edition. Information on the main religious and national centers, scientific institutions and periodical editions dealing with the theme of our edition. Thematic selection of references to the main addresses in the Internet.
  • As well as: Convenient navigation modes for different types of data Powerful search system for all the informational blocks and complete quantity of hypertext references Friendly adjustable interface, possibility of working with textual information in other editors, output of any textual and graphic information to the file and to the printer etc. Special option for students - the opportunity of testing your knowledge in the corresponding disciplines.