Titolo: Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and ...
Casa editrice: University Of Chicago Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2013
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: " Tragic Spirits is a rich, enviably nuanced ethnography filled with details about Mongolian history and the impact of Mongolian history on Buryat shamanistic practices. The author's capacities as a 'native anthropologist' have enabled her to comprehend a myriad of complex and multilayered interactions, but perhaps more impressive is how she derives her analysis through the interpretation of narratives. We learn about the twists and turns of Buryat experience through the trenchant stories of people, many of whom are either shamans or the clients of shamans. This strategy is admirable, for it foregrounds experience and renders the text a memorable evocation of the human condition as well as a powerful exercise in social analysis. Such a synthesis is a rare achievement.". Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0226086569
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