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10%OFFAna Mariella Bacigalupo - Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia - 9781477308981 - V9781477308981
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Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia

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Description for Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia Paperback. The first study of how Mapuche shamans make history, this book challenges perceptions of shamans as being outside of history and examines how shamans themselves understand notions of civilization, savagery, and historical processes. Num Pages: 304 pages, 21 b&w photos, 1 b&w map. BIC Classification: 1KLS; JHMC; VXWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 466.
As a wild, drumming thunder shaman, a warrior mounted on her spirit horse, Francisca Kolipi's spirit traveled to other historical times and places, gaining the power and knowledge to conduct spiritual warfare against her community's enemies, including forestry companies and settlers. As a civilized shaman, Francisca narrated the Mapuche people's attachment to their local sacred landscapes, which are themselves imbued with shamanic power, and constructed nonlinear histories of intra- and interethnic relations that created a moral order in which Mapuche become history's spiritual victors. Thunder Shaman represents an extraordinary collaboration between ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Austin, TX, United States
ISBN
9781477308981
SKU
V9781477308981
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About Ana Mariella Bacigalupo
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo is a professor of anthropology at SUNY Buffalo. She is the author of Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power, and Healing among Chilean Mapuche.

Reviews for Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia
Thunder Shaman includes both the narrative and embodied dimensions of shamanism and is more personal as it weaves together the experience of shaman Francisca and the author. Students, scholars, and all who read Thunder Shaman will certainly be transformed as well. One cannot help but feel the power of Francisca being transmitted through the image on the cover and the ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia


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