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The performance of healing / edited by Carol Laderman & Marina Roseman.

By: Laderman, Carol
Contributor(s): Roseman, Marina Louise
Language: English Publisher: New York, London : Routledge, 1996.Description: v, 330p. : ill., music ; 23cm.ISBN: 0415912008
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Initiating performance: the story of Chini, a Korean shaman / Laurel Kendall; On failure and performance / E. Schieffelin; Imaginal performance and memory in ritual healing / T.J. Csordas; The poetics of healing in Malay shamanistic performances / C. Laderman; Presence / R.R. Desjarlais; Sounds and things: pulsations of power in Sonhay / Paul Stoller; The meaning of nonsense, the poetics of embodiment and the production of power in Warao healing / C.L. Briggs; "Pure products go crazy": rainforest healing in a nation-state / M. Roseman; From diagnosis to performance: medical practice and the politics of exchange in Kodi, West Sumba / Janet Hoskins; Dying as medical performance: the oncologist as Charon / M. Biesele, R. Davis-Floyd.