Spirits, Shamans, and Stars: Perspectives from South America

Spirits, Shamans, and Stars: Perspectives from South America


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von David L. Browman, Ronald A. Schwarz (Hrsg.)

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Frontmatter -- General Introduction: "A Little Glass of Rum" / BROWMAN, DAVID L. / SCHWARZ, RONALD A. -- PART ONE: Perspectives on Psychotropic Drugs -- Introduction / BROWMAN, DAVID L. / SCHWARZ, RONALD A. -- Magico-Religious Use of Tobacco Among South American Indians / WILBERT, JOHANNES -- Coca and Popular Medicine in Peru: An Historical Analysis of Attitudes / GAGLIANO, JOSEPH A. -- Was Espingo (Ispincu) of Psychotropic and Intoxicating Importance for the Shamans in Peru? / WASSEN, S. HENRY -- Yagé Among the Siona: Cultural Patterns in Visions / LANGDON, E. JEAN -- PART TWO: Medical Anthropology -- Introduction / BROWMAN, DAVID L. / SCHWARZ, RONALD A. -- Social and Medical Aspects of the Use of Cannabis in Brazil / DE PINHO, ALVARO RUBIM -- Shamanism Among the Avá-Chiripá / BARTOLOME, MIGUEL ALBERTO -- Effect of Rural-Urban Migration on Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Disease and Medicine in Southern Peru / QUINTANILLA, A. -- Learning of Psychodynamics, History, and Diagnosis Management Therapy by a Kali Cult Indigenous Healer in Guiana / SINGER, PHILIP / ARANETA, ENRIQUE / NAIDOO, JAMSIE -- Effects of Behavioral and Ecological Variations upon the Incidence of Parasitic Disease Among la Gente of Conception, Peru / McDANIEL,, JOHN M. / HARRIS, H. WILLIAM JR. / KATZ, SOLOMON ¿. -- PART THREE: Spirits, Structures, and Stars -- Introduction / BROWMAN, DAVID L. / SCHWARZ, RONALD A. -- Body and Spirit Among the Sanumá (Yanoama) of North Brazil / TAYLOR, KENNETH I. -- A Peruvian Curandero's Séance: Power and Balance / SHARON, DOUGLAS -- Creative Process in Ritual Art: Piaroa Indians, Venezuela / BOGLÁR, LAJOS -- Not in Ourselves, But in Our Stars / DUMONT, JEAN-PAUL -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects


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Hardcover - 9789027978905
Auflage: Reprint 2011
Verlag: De Gruyter Mouton
Ersterscheinung: Februar 1980
ISBN-13: 9789027978905
Größe: 230 mm x 155 mm x 26 mm
Gewicht: 641 Gramm
292 Seiten
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