Shamanism: Critical Concepts in Sociology
Andrei A. Znamenski
Psychology Press, 2004 - Shamanism - 351 pages
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The experiential approach to anthropology
Studying with shamanthropologists
Meanings and identities
Ecological and phenomenological aspects of shamanism
The interpretation of Siberian and Central Asian shamanism
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