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Author Kendall, Laurel.

Title Shamans, nostalgias, and the IMF : South Korean popular religion in motion / Laurel Kendall
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 251 pages) : illustrations, photograps
Contents Shifting intellectual terrain: superstition becomes culture and religion -- Memory horizons: kut from two ethnographic presents -- Initiating performance: Chini's story -- The ambiguities of becoming: phony shamans and what are mudang after all? -- Korean shamans and the spirits of capitalism -- Of hungry ghosts and other matters of consumption -- Built landscapes and mobile gods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-244) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shamanism -- Korea.
Korea -- Civilization -- Shamanistic influences.
Korea -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824860896 (electronic bk.)
1441671323 (electronic bk.)
9780824860899 (electronic bk.)
9781441671325 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)