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20%OFFGloria Flaherty - Shamanism and the Eighteenth Century - 9780691602561 - V9780691602561
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Shamanism and the Eighteenth Century

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Description for Shamanism and the Eighteenth Century Paperback. Series: Princeton Legacy Library. Num Pages: 338 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JF; HRLK; VXWS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 457.
Pursuing special experiences that take them to the brink of permanent madness or death, men and women in every age have "returned" to heal and comfort their fellow human beings--and these shamans have fascinated students of society from Herodotus to Mircea Eliade. Gloria Flaherty's book is about the first Western encounters with shamanic peoples and practices. Flaherty makes us see the eighteenth century as an age in which explorers were fascinating all Europe with tales of shamans who accomplished a "self-induced cure for a self-induced fit." Reports from what must have seemed a forbidden world of strange rites and moral ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
338
Condition
New
Series
Princeton Legacy Library
Number of Pages
338
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691602561
SKU
V9780691602561
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