Finding New Cosmologies

ab 14,90 

Florian Gredig

Shamans in Contemporary Europe

ISBN 978-3-643-80027-5
Band-Nr. 40
Jahr 2009
Seiten 168
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Ethnologie / Anthropology

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This book deals with a broad range of shamanic activities in contemporary
Europe. Based on fieldwork in France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland, it
provides a comprehensive overview of European neo-shamanism and its
various directions and currents. The study does not focus on casual
practitioners but on neo-shamanic healers with many years of experience.
Their work, ritual techniques, worldviews, social networks and relations
to shamans outside of Europe are analysed – as well as the transformation
of shamanic techniques and cosmologies in an increasingly globalised