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The beauty of the primitive : shamanism and the Western imagination, Andrei A. Znamenski

Label
The beauty of the primitive : shamanism and the Western imagination
Title
The beauty of the primitive
Title remainder
shamanism and the Western imagination
Statement of responsibility
Andrei A. Znamenski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'The Beauty of the Primitive' explores how shamanism, an obscure word introduced by the 18th century German explorers of Siberia, entered Western humanities and social sciences, and has now become a powerful idiom used by nature and pagan communities to situate their spiritual quests and anti-modernity sentiments
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1960-
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Znamenski, Andrei A.
Dewey number
201/.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Shamanism
  • Shamanism
Target audience
adult
Label
The beauty of the primitive : shamanism and the Western imagination, Andrei A. Znamenski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-423) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Enlightenment and romantic writers look at shamans -- From Siberia to North America: regionalists, anthropologists and exiled ethnographers -- Neurotics to tribal psychoanalysts: shamans through the eyes of psychology -- Power plants: psychedelic culture meets tribal spirituality -- Shamanism goes global: Mircea Eliade and Carlos Castaneda -- Anthropology, Castaneda's healing fiction, and neo-shamanism print culture -- Toward the ancient future: shamanism in the modern West -- Sources of inspiration: from Native Americana to European pagan folklore -- Back to Siberia: adventures of the metaphor in its motherland
Control code
ocn271201023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 434 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198038498
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)271201023
Label
The beauty of the primitive : shamanism and the Western imagination, Andrei A. Znamenski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-423) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Enlightenment and romantic writers look at shamans -- From Siberia to North America: regionalists, anthropologists and exiled ethnographers -- Neurotics to tribal psychoanalysts: shamans through the eyes of psychology -- Power plants: psychedelic culture meets tribal spirituality -- Shamanism goes global: Mircea Eliade and Carlos Castaneda -- Anthropology, Castaneda's healing fiction, and neo-shamanism print culture -- Toward the ancient future: shamanism in the modern West -- Sources of inspiration: from Native Americana to European pagan folklore -- Back to Siberia: adventures of the metaphor in its motherland
Control code
ocn271201023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 434 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198038498
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)271201023

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