Shamanism in Siberia: Aboriginal Siberia, A Study in Social Anthropology (Forgotten Books)

A. Czaplicka, M.

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"Siberia is regarded as the locus classicus of shamanism. It is inhabited by many different ethnic groups. Many of its Uralic, Altaic, and Paleosiberian peoples observe shamanistic practices even in modern times. Many classical ethnographic sources of 'shamanism' were recorded among Siberian peoples." (Quote from

Table of Contents:

Publisher?s Preface; Shamanism ; The Shaman; A. The Shaman's Vocation.; B. The Shaman's Preparatory Period.; Types Of Shamans; The Accessories Of The Shaman; The Shaman In Action; Shamanism And Sex.; Gods, Spirits, Soul.; Some Ceremonies; Endnotes

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"Maria Antonina Czaplicka (sometimes referred to as Marie Antoinette Czaplicka) was a Polish cultural anthropologist who is best known for her ethnography of Siberian shamanism." (Quote from

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