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Record #172082:

The shaman / Piers Vitebsky.

Title: The shaman / Piers Vitebsky.
Author(s): Vitebsky, Piers.
Date: 1995.
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company
Abstract: Extensively illustrated guide to world of shamanism which examines its historic and present-day manifestations. Explores visions, initiation rites, shamanic chants, shamanism and mental health, use of plants, political and social background to shaman's work form Stone Age to post-Communist Russia. Also covers links between shaman's sense of unity in nature and recent growth of ecological consciousness in West. Includes section on regional traditions.
Keywords: .000(410) -- British author: SPRI.
291.612 -- Shamanism.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*3) : 291.612
ISBN: 0316903043
SPRI record no.: 172082

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