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Spirits in culture, history and mind / edited by Jeannette Marie Mageo and Alan Howard.

By: Mageo, Jeannette Marie
Contributor(s): Howard, Alan | Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania
Language: English Publisher: New York, London : Routledge, 1996.Description: viii, 282p. : map ; 23cm.ISBN: 0415913683
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References: p.251-266. - Product of a series of sessions at the annual meetings of the Association for Social Anthropologists in Oceania (ASAO). (cf. p.vii) - Contents: Gods, spirits and history: a theoretical perspective / Robert I. Levy, J.M. Mageo, A. Howard; Continuity and shape shifting: Samoan spirits / J.M. Mageo; They loved her too much: interpreting spirit possession in Tonga / Tamar Gordon; Heteroglossic discourses on Nukulaelae spirits / N. Besnier; Spirit encounters on a Polynesian outlier: Anuta, Solomon Islands / R. Feinberg; Speak of the devils: discourse and belief in spirits on Rotuma / A. Howard; Local and foreign spirits in Kwaio, Solomon Islands / David Akin; Apparitions, orations and rings: experience of spirits in Dadul / Harvey Whitehouse; Spirit possession in Chuuk / F.X. Hezel, J.D. Dobbin; Cultural and experiential aspects of spirit beliefs among the Toraja / D. Hollan; Afterword: spirits and their histories / M. Lambek.