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Shamanism, history and the state / edited by Nicholas Thomas and Caroline Humphrey.

By: Thomas, Nicholas P.G, 1928-
Contributor(s): Humphrey, Caroline
Language: English Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1994.Description: viii, 232p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0472105124
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: 1, Shamanisms. Marginal powers: shamanism and hierarchy in eastern Oceania / N. Thomas; Shamans, prophets, priests and pastors / Stephen Hugh-Jones; Shamanism in Siberia / R.N. Hamayon; River people: shamanism and history in western Amazonia / Peter Gow; 2, Shamanism and the state. Saints' cults and warrior kingdoms in South India / Susan Bayly; The slaves, the king and Mary in the slums of Antananarivo / Maurice Bloch; Astrology and the state in imperial Rome / Tamsyn Barton; The Roman and the foreign: the cult of the "Great Mother" in imperial Rome / Mary Beard; Shamanic practices and the state in northern Asia / C. Humphrey.