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Author Lindquist, Galina, author

Title Conjuring hope : magic and healing in contemporary Russia / Galina Lindquist
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 251 pages)
Series Epistemologies of healing ; volume 1
Epistemologies of healing ; v. 1
Contents Marketing magic -- Magic as semiotic changes : ontologies, rituals and terms of affliction -- Magic as management of emotions -- The icons of power : constructing charisma from the means at hand -- Charisma of the office : healing power and biomedical legitimacy -- The unspeakable emotions : spells and their use in working life -- The magic of business and the fostering of hope
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
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Subject Magic -- Russia.
Spiritual healing -- Russia.
Russia -- Religious life and customs.
Russia -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782384715 (electronic bk)
9781782384717 (electronic bk)