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The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Michael Harner
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This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. It is the foremost resource and reference on shamanism. Now, with a new introduction and a guide to current resources, anthropologist Michael Harner provides the definitive handbook on... (read more)

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Jaranan: The Horse Dance and Trance in East Java
Jaranan: The Horse Dance and Trance in East Java
by Victoria Clara Van Groenendael
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A striking feature of the performances of the majority of horse dance (jaranan) groups is the appearance of trance dancers, who are used to establish contact with the spirits of ancestors. The government discourages this practice, and this book examines... (read more)

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Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)
Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)
by Mircea Eliade
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First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian émigré--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #0076: Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
Bollingen Series #0076: Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
by Mircea Eliade
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First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian émigré--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986... (read more)

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The Last of the Shor Shamans
The Last of the Shor Shamans
by Alexander Arbachakov
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This unified presentation of previously disparate studies of Siberian Shor shamanism will intrigue academicians and folklorists alike - as well, it will inspire serious shamanic practitioners and a wider readership interested in traditional shamanic... (read more)

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Last of the Medicine Men
Last of the Medicine Men
by Benedict Allen
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In The Last of the Medicine Men, author Benedict Allen, explores the mysterious and dramatic world of healers, who are popularly referred to as witchdoctors. In the diverse communities of the world, healing roles are assumed by faithhealers, shamans... (read more)

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Shamans of the World: Extraordinary First-Person Accounts of Healings, Mysteries, and Miracles
Shamans of the World: Extraordinary First-Person Accounts of Healings, Mysteries, and Miracles
by Nancy Connor
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What does the world look like through the eyes of a shaman? To help answer this question, Dr. Bradford Keeney and Nancy Connor present Shamans of the World, an intimate encounter with traditional healers from ten unique indigenous cultures. Through... (read more)

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Forbidden Sacraments: The Survival of Shamanism in Western Civilization
Forbidden Sacraments: The Survival of Shamanism in Western Civilization
by Donald P Dulchinos
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A detailed history of the shamanic foundations of western civilization.... (read more)

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Shamans Through Time (PB Reprint)
Shamans Through Time (PB Reprint)
by Jeremy Narby
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A survey of five centuries of writings on the world's great shamans-the tricksters, sorcerers, conjurers, and healers who have fascinated observers for centuries. This collection of essays traces Western civilization's struggle to interpret and... (read more)

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Shamanism (Quest Book)
Shamanism (Quest Book)
by Shirley Nicholson
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A powerful collection of essays from authors such as Mircea Eliade, Joan Halifax, Stanley Krippner, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Serge King, and Michael Harner on the mystifying phenomenon of shamanism around the world---what it is, how it works and why.... (read more)

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice (93 Edition)
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice (93 Edition)
by Mark J. Plotkin
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For thousands of years, healers have used plants to cure illness. Aspirin, the world's most widely used drug, is based on compounds originally extracted from the bark of a willow tree, and more than a quarter of medicines found on pharmacy shelves... (read more)

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Shaman's Path: Healing, Personal Growth, & Empowerment
Shaman's Path: Healing, Personal Growth, & Empowerment
by Gary Doore
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The ancient path of shamanism is alive and well in contemporary society. Physicians, therapists, and spiritual seekers are among those who are rediscovering the shaman's methods—such as drumming, visualization, and storytelling—as effective... (read more)

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Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion: An Anthropological Study of the Supernatural
Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion: An Anthropological Study of the Supernatural
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This comparative reader takes an anthropological approach to the study of religious beliefs, both strange and familiar. The engaging articles on all key issues related to the anthropology of religion grab the attention of students, while giving them an... (read more)

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Native Healer
Native Healer
by Robert G Lake
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An exciting glimpse into the world of Native American shamanism. Many today claim to be healers and spiritual teachers, but Medicine Grizzlybear Lake definitely is both. In this work he explains how a person is called by higher powers to be a medicine... (read more)

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Shamans of Prehistory
Shamans of Prehistory
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Noting the similarity between prehistoric rock art and that of some contemporary traditional societies, the authors suggest that shamans painted or etched these rock images. They reflect on neuropsychology and ethnography in revealing what these artists... (read more)

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The Quest for the Shaman
The Quest for the Shaman
by Miranda Aldhouse Green
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An informative and entertaining exploring of shamanism and ritual behavior in ancient Europe. The authors draw on the most recent archaeological research to show that shamanism was endemic among ancient European peoples from the Stone Age to the early... (read more)

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Voodoos : Search for the Spirit (95 Edition)
Voodoos : Search for the Spirit (95 Edition)
by Laennec Hurbon
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia
The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia
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The fascinating history of an unknown people A vivid mixture of history and reporting, The Shamans Coat tells the story of some of the worlds least-known peoples—the indigenous tribes of Siberia. Russias equivalent to the Native Americans or... (read more)

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Medicine Women, Curanderas, & Women Doctors
Medicine Women, Curanderas, & Women Doctors
by Bobette Perrone
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Portraits of 10 women healers working in native American, Hispanic, and AMA traditions. Based primarily on interviews with the subjects. Compares the differences and similarities of philosophical approach, spiritual and emotional elements, techniques,... (read more)

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Shamans, Gods, and Mythic Beasts: Colombian Gold and Ceramics in Antiquity
Shamans, Gods, and Mythic Beasts: Colombian Gold and Ceramics in Antiquity
by Armand J Labbe
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The art of ancient Colombia is both individual in its many varied aspects, and a part of the larger South American world of its time, factors leading to the diversity of type and complexity of image present in the works of art seen here. This volume... (read more)

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