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Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization

Explorations in Siberia and Beyond

by Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General,
  • RELIGION / Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Shamanism,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-276) and index.

    StatementMarjorie Mandelstam Balzer
    SeriesContemporary Anthropology of Religion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2370.S5 B28 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24903482M
    ISBN 109780230110915
    LC Control Number2010049474

    SOCIETY FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION (SAR): Jennifer Selby, ed. “Review of Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer's Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization: Explorations in Siberia and Beyond ()” by Justine Buck Quijada. SOCIETY FOR . By Dr. Olle Sundström / Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies and Theology Umeå University, Sweden. Abstract. In his exhaustive study of ‘shamanism’ among the Altaic peoples in Southern Siberia, the renowned Soviet ethnographer Leonid P. Potapov contends that ‘under the present conditions there are no remnants or survivals of Shamanism as such left in Altai’.


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’75, Ph.D. ’79, Palgrave Macmillan This book explores the debate surrounding shamanic cures, spirituality, and the significance of both in this day and age. Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination is a historical study of how westerners have viewed the shamans of Siberia.

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