Shamanism: An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture, Volume 1

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Mariko Namba Walter, Eva Jane Neumann Fridman
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2004 - Religion - 1055 pages
A comprehensive guide to world shamanism, emphasizing historical and up-to-date cultural adaptations. In 230 detailed essays, leading ethnographers and historians explain the general principles of shamanism as well as the details of varied practices.

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This book has a lot of information of shamanism throughout history and the world. A really good resource for information from a anthropologic view. Read full review

Shamanism: an encyclopedia of world beliefs, practices, and culture

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This two-volume set offers a comprehensive cross-cultural overview of shamanism, defined by editors Walter (Bucknell Univ.) and Fridman (Brown Univ.) as a "religious belief system in which the shaman ... Read full review

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Animal Symbolism Africa
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Animal Symbolism Asia
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Art and Shamanism
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