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  • The concept of spiritual power in East Asian and Canadian Aboriginal thought.
    Young, David, Clifford Pompana, and Russell Willier (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 37-387.

    Animism & animatism (mana) are useful types but empirically are often not separate.

    Associated Search Terms: Animist; Mana
  • Visions of the great mystery: Grounding the Algonquian manitow concept.
    Westman, Clinton N., and Tara L. Joly (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 360-375.

    Focuses on manitow among the Cree of Alberta, Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Mana; Native Canadians
  • L'hétéronomie chez les Inuit du nord canadien. "Des pouvoirs qu'en ne connaît pas.”
    Laugrand, Frédéric (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 328-342.

    Based on Inuit oral history, Christianity appears to have added a mana-like sense of mystery but not supplanted a general animism.

    Associated Search Terms: Inuit; Mana; Canada; Animist; Syncretism
  • New Mana: Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures.
    Tomlinson, Matt, and Ty P. K?wika Tengan (2016)
    Canberra: Australian National University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mana
  • Mana ou Sacré? La Contribution de Marcel Mauss à la Fondation de la Sociologie Religieuse.
    Martelli, Stefano (1996)
    Revue européenne des sciences sociales 34/105: 51-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred; Mauss, Marcel; Mana
  • Mana et pouvoir dans les sociétés à hiérarcie de grades (Vanuatu).
    Guerard, Claire (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/85: 153-174.

    Reviews the literature on mana.

    Associated Search Terms: Mana
  • Maus et Durkheim: Une Désaccord sur la Question du Sacré et une Perspective Relationnelle sur Simmel et la Société Post-Moderne.
    Martelli, Stefano (1993)
    Social Compass 40:3: 375-387.

    Reviews Durkheim's "sacred" vs. the "mana" of Mauss; favors instead Simmel's relational approach.

    Associated Search Terms: Mauss, Marcel; Mana; Durkheim, Émile; Sacred; Simmel, Georg; Form
  • L'origine des pouvoirs magiques dans les sociétés australiennes./A General Theory of Magic, tr. Robert Brain.2nd ed.
    Mauss, Marcel (1904)
    Annuaire de l'École pratique de Hautes Études (Sect.Sc. Rel.) 1904: 1-55./New York: Routledge, 1972..

    Details the diversity found in magical practices. A magical rite is not part of an organized cult; a magician is outside normal society. Magic uses collectively constituted practices for anti- or a-social purposes. They are based on a general impersonal force, mana.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Année sociologique; Mana
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