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  • From rau to sacred plants: Transfiguration of shamanic agency among the Siona Indians of Colombia.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 343-359.

    Describes semantic & conceptual changes of shamanic power.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Colombians; Colombia; Shamanism
  • The revitalization of yajé shamanism among the Siona: Strategies of survival in historical context.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (2016)
    Anthropology of Consciousness 27:2: 180-203.

    Associated Search Terms: Siona (Ecuadorian ethnos); Shamanism
  • La negociación de lo oculto - Chamanismo, medicina y familia entre los Siona del Bajo Putumayo
    Langdon, Esther Jean (2014)
    Popayán Colombia: Editora Universidade del Cauca.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Family; Shamanism; Siona (Ecuadorian ethnos)
  • New perspectives of shamanism in Brazil: Shamanisms and neo-shamanisms as dialogical categories.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (2013)
    Civilizations: Revue intrnationale d'anthrpologie et de sciences humaines 61:2: 19-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Shamanism
  • Perspectiva xamanica: Relações entre rito, narrative e arte gráfica.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (2013)
    In Carlo Severi and Els Lagrou (eds.) Quimeras em diálogo - grafismo e figuração na arte indígena. Rio de Janeiro: 7 Letras, pp. 111-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Art; Narrative; Ritual; Shamanism
  • Three crucial aspects of religion in human evolution: Shamanism, sacrifice and exogamic alliance.
    Henaff, Marcel (2012)
    European Journal of Sociology 53:3: 327-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacrifice; Shamanism; Evolution, social; Exogamy; Evolution, societal
  • Shamanism in northern and southern Eurasia. Their distinctive methods of change of consciousness.
    Witzel, Michael (2011)
    Information sur les sciences sociales 60:1: 39-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Les rendez-vous manqués de l'anthropologie et du chamanisme.
    De la Torre, Renée (2011)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 153:56: 145-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Inuit Shamanism and Christianity. Transitions and Transformation in the Twentieth Century.
    Laugrand, Frédéric, and Jarich Oosten (2010)
    Montreal: McGill University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Inuit; Shamanism
  • Nuevo chamanismos neuva era.
    Caicedo-Fernández, Alhena (2009)
    Universitas Humanística 68: 15-32.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • The Social Roots and Meaning of Trance and Possession.
    Lewis, Loan Myrddin (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 375-388.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Trance; Possession
  • Seeking Guidance from the Spirits: Neo-shamanic Divination Rituals in Modern Dutch Society.
    Minkjan, Hanneke (2008)
    Social Compass 55:1: 54-65.

    Accounts of neo-shamanic workshops, interpreted as coping with existential insecurity.

    Associated Search Terms: Insecurity; Trance; Divination; Netherlands; Shamanism
  • Les substances du chamanisme. Perspectives sud-amérindiennes.
    Crépeau, Robert R. (2007)
    Anthropologie et Sociétés 31:3: 107-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Shamanism
  • L'islam populaire kazakh et ouzbek: enracimements locaux et mondialisations.
    Vuillemenot, Anne-Marie (2006)
    Recherches sociologiques 2006:2: 63-78.

    Popular Islam is cultivated by rulers in central Asia as a counter to radical political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Kazakhstan; Islam, Uzbekistan; Popular religion; Shamanism
  • Objetos del mundo superior y del inframundo y la legitimación del poder shamánico secoya, Ecuador.
    Cipolletti, María Susana (2002)
    In Thomas P. Myers and María Susana Cipolletti (eds.) Artifacts and Society in Amazônia (Bonner Amerikanistische Studien, 36). Markt Schwaben: Verlag Anton Saurwein, pp. 143-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Material culture; Shamanism
  • Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism.
    Blain, Jenny (2002)
    London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecstasy; Europe, northern; Pagan; Shamanism
  • La construction de l'identité chamanique chez les Inuit du Nunavut et du Nunavik.
    Saladin d'Anglure, Bernard (2001)
    Études Inuit Studies 25:1-2: 191-216.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Inuit
  • Shamans and Religion.
    Kehoe, Alice B. (2000)
    Long Grove: Waveland Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman
  • Among the Hmong: Bridging the Gap between Shamanism and Medicine.
    Numrich, Paul David (2000)
    Health Care and the New Immigration 17: 1-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Medical; Hmong Americans
  • Korean Religious Culture and Its Affinity to Christianity: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in South Korea.
    Kim, Andrew Eungi (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:2: 117-133.

    Parallels between shaminism & some strains of Protestant Christianity explain the growth of the latter in Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea; Korea (South); Magic; Values; Shamanism
  • O xamanismo urbano e a religiosidade contemporânea.
    Magnani, José Guiherme Cantor (1999)
    Religião e sociedade 20:2: 113-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Urban
  • New Religious Movements and Youth Culture in Great Britain.
    York, Michael (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 83-90.

    Sees rave culture as a shamanistic phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Dance; Surrogate for religion; Shamanism; Youth; Great Britain; New age
  • Spirit-Writing and the Development of Chinese Cults.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:4: 309-328.

    Associated Search Terms: Fortune telling; Shamanism; Medium; China
  • Shamanism.
    Townsend, Joan B. (1997)
    In Stephen D. Glazier (ed.) Anthropology of Religion. A Handbook. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 429-469.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Shamanic Performances on the Urban Scene: Neo-Shamanism in Contemporary Sweden.
    Lindquist, Galina (1997)
    Stockholm: Gotab.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Shamanism
  • Pour un nouveau regard ethnographique sur le chamanisme, la possession et la christianisation.
    Saladin d'Anglure, Bernard (1997)
    Études Inuit Studies 21:1-2: 5-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Possession; Participant observation; Shaman; Inuit
  • Possible Criteriological Categories Used in the Judgment of the Authenticity of Shamanism.
    Jensen, Alan F. (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI press, pp. 191-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Native Americans
  • Korean Shamans and the Spirits of Capitalism.
    Kendall, Laurel (1996)
    American Anthropologist 98:3: 512-517.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea; Economic; Shaman
  • Imitation of Christ in Bicol, Philippines.
    Cannell, Fenella (1995)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 1: 377-394.

    Imitation of Christ continues an indigenous shamanic practice of imitating healing spirits.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Healing; Philippines, Luzon, Bicol Province; Shamanism
  • The empire strikes back. Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 87-102.

    Background history of American Pentecostal msision to Korea; study of Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan. Koreans tend to 'shamanize' Pentecostalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Korea; Pentecostal, Japan; Missions; Shamanism; Korea (South)
  • The Rise of a Refugee God: Hong Kong's Wong Tai Sin.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (1993)
    Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Medium; China, Hong Kong; Shamanism; Wong Tai Sin
  • Shamanism today.
    Atkinson, Jane M. (1992)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 21: 307-330.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Dau: Shamanic power in Siona religion and medicine.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (1992)
    In Esther Jean Langdom and Gerhard Baer (eds.) Portals of Power. Shamanism in South America. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, pp. 41-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Siona (Ecuadorian ethnos); Power; Shamanism
  • The Empire Strikes Back: Korean Pentecostal Missions to Japan.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1992)
    Japanese Religions 17:2: 142-166.

    Historical sociology of Korean Christian Pentecostal churches' missionary activities in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Japan; Syncretism; Missions; Japan; Shamanism; Historical
  • Le Chamanisme Islamisé des Peuples d'Asie Centrale./Islamic Shamanism among Central Asian Peoples.
    Basilov, Vladimir N. (1992)
    Diogène 158: 7-19./Diogenes 158: 5-18.

    A general descriptive overview, based on written sources & on ethnographic data from the 1960s & after, from Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, & Kirghizia

    Associated Search Terms: Asia, central; Turkmenistan; Participant observation; Kazakhstan; Uzbekistan; Shamanism; Girkhistan
  • Charisma.
    Lindholm, Charles (1990)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts; Basil Blackwell.

    Examines the development of the concept; focuses on the experiential aspect of charisma. Considers manifestations in a primary group (Manson family), communal movement (Jonestown), nation (Hitler), & tribal society (shamanism).

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Manson family; Jonestown; Charisma
  • The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman: Of Tales and the Telling of Tales.
    Kendall, Laurel (1988)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Korea
  • "Adapted for heaven": Conversion and culture in western Sicily.
    Ducchiari, Salvatore (1988)
    American Ethnologist 15:3: 417-441.

    Critical of the deprivation theory approach.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Phenomenology; Pentecostal, Italy; Italy, Sicily; Deprivation; Conversion; Comparative
  • Shaman: Patterns of Siberian and Ojibway Healing.
    Grim, John A. (1983)
    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Native Americans; Russia, Siberia; Healing
  • Shamans, Power Symbols, and Change in Argentine Toba Culture.
    Miller, Elmer S. (1975)
    American Ethnologist 2:3: 477-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Argentina, Chaco region; Shaman; Symbol; Toba; Native Argentinians; Change
  • Ecstatic Religion: An Anthropological Study of Spirit Possession and Shamanism.
    Lewis, Ioan Myrddin (1971)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Possession
  • A Statistical Method for the Study of Shamanism: A Case Study from Field Work in Thailand.
    Textor, Robert B. (1961)
    Human Organization 21:1: 56-60.

    Uses structured interview data from clients of a village shaman.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Shamanism; Thailand, Bang Chan
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