An Encyclopedia of Shamanism, 1st Edition

  • Christina Pratt
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  • ISBN-10: 1404211284
  • ISBN-13: 9781404211285
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 1000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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This 2-volume work is by Christina Pratt.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Staff Credits.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Essays.
2: Shamanism.
3: The Origins of Shamanism.
4: The Origin of the Word "Shaman".
5: The Shaman.
6: Shamans and Non-Shamanic Healers.
7: Contemporary Shamans.
8: Ritual and Ceremony.
9: The Shaman's Trance.
10: Shamans and Spirits.
11: The Shaman's Universe.
12: Aboriginal.
13: Achnucek.
14: Achuar.
15: Africa.
16: Aghula.
17: Air.
18: Aka.
19: Alaskan.
20: Algonquian.
21: Altai.
22: Altar.
23: Altered States of Consciousness.
24: Alternate States of Consciousness.
25: Alto Mesayoq.
26: Alyha.
27: Amanita Muscaria.
28: Amazonia.
29: Ambil.
30: Ametra.
31: Amulet.
32: Anakua.
33: Ancestors.
34: Ancient China.
35: Ancient Maya.
36: Andes, South America.
37: Aneglakya.
38: Angakok.
39: Angakoq.
40: Anglo-Saxon.
41: Animal Spirits.
42: Anishinabe.
43: Anukite Ihanblapi.
44: Apprentice.
45: Arctic Shamanism.
46: Art.
47: Arunta (Aranda).
48: Arutam.
49: Ash.
50: Atnongara Stones.
51: Australia.
52: Avá-Chiripá.
53: Axis Mundi.
54: Ayahuasca.
55: Ayahuascero.
56: Aztec.
57: Bad Medicine.
58: Badoh Negro.
59: Baiami.
60: Bala.
61: Balian.
62: Banisteriopsis.
63: Banjhakri.
64: Banjhakrini.
65: Barasana.
66: Basir.
67: Bear Ceremonialism.
68: Belladonna.
69: Berdache (Berdach).
70: Bes.
71: Big Bang.
72: Birds.
73: Black and White Shamans.
74: Blacksmith.
75: Blessing.
76: Blood.
77: Bodily Fluids.
78: Bön.
79: Bön-Po.
80: Bow.
81: Brain Waves.
82: Brugmansia Aurea.
83: Brujo.
84: Brunfelsia.
85: Bullroarer.
86: Buryat (Buriat).
87: Bushmen.
88: Bwiti.
89: Caduceus.
90: California Region.
91: Camay.
92: Candomblé.
93: Cangkdeska Wakang.
94: Cannibal Dancers Society.
95: Cave.
96: Celtic.
97: Ceremony.
98: Chamber Mounds.
99: Chanjan.
100: Chant.
101: Chaos.
102: Charm.
103: Ch'i (Ji, Ki).
104: Chicha.
105: China.
106: Chöd.
107: Chukchee.
108: Churingas.
109: Circle.
110: Clairaudient.
111: Clairsentient.
112: Clairvoyant.
113: Classical Shamanism.
114: Cleansing.
115: Clever Man.
116: Coaxihuitl.
117: Coca.
118: Cohoba.
119: Colors.
120: Contemporary Shamanism.
121: Contemporary Shamans.
122: Core Shamanism.
123: Corn Pollen.
124: Cosmic Tree.
125: Costume.
126: Crystal.
127: Culture.
128: Cupping Horn.
129: Curaca.
130: Curandero.
131: Cuy.
132: Dagara.
133: Dalang.
134: Dance.
135: Daoism (Taoism).
136: Dass.
137: Datura.
138: Dead Shamans.
139: Deadly Nightshade.
140: Death and Dying.
141: Decline in Power.
142: Diagnosis.
143: Diet.
144: Dineh.
145: Dingaka Bones.
146: Direct Transmission of Spirit.
147: Disease.
148: Disease Object.
149: Dismemberment.
150: Divination.
151: Djesikon.
152: Djessakid.
153: Dokos.
154: Domain.
155: Dreams.
156: Dream Incubation.
157: Dreaming.
158: Dreamtime.
159: Druids.
160: Drum.
161: Dual Nature.
162: Dwarf.
163: Earth.
164: East.
165: Ecstasy.
166: Ego Death.
167: Ehldilna.
168: Elements.
169: Elxá.
170: Embodiment.
171: Emptiness.
172: Energy.
173: Energy Body.
174: Energy Intrusions.
175: Entheogen.
176: Epená.
177: Eskimo.
178: Espantu.
179: Ethics.
180: Evolution.
181: Exorcism.
182: Extraction.
183: False Face Society.
184: Family Shaman.
185: Feathers.
186: Fetish.
187: Fire.
188: Fire, Mastery of.
189: First People.
190: First Shaman.
191: Fly Agaric Mushroom.