Shamans and Shamanism

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2003 - Medical - 330 pages
Compares the development of the shaman, or medicine man, among tribal societies. A go-between for man and the spirit world, the shaman explains and resolves issues surrounding misfortunes, bodily ailments, and death. In drawing from tribal societies around the world, the author discusses causes (ill winds, evils spirits) and cures (exorcism, enchanted drinks).
 

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Contents

THE MAKING OF THE MEDICINE MAN 2271
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MEDICINE WOMEN 7290
72
CHAPTER IV
91
CHAPTER V
132
CHAPTER VI
167
CHAPTER VII
227
CHAPTER VIII
283
INDEX 312326
313
ERRATA
327
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