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Since our discussions take place within the general framework of cultural anthropology, I feel that three relevant observations need to be made first which do not pertain to East Germany alone, but rather to continental Europe in general: the structural difference between anthropology as a discipline in the United States and on the Continent, the divergent interpretation of the term "folklore" in its Anglo-American and German usage, and the importance of museums as centers of research in Europe.

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