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Author Quijada, Justine B., 1973- author

Title Buddhists, shamans, and Soviets : rituals of history in post-Soviet Buryatia / Justine Buck Quijada
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 237 pages)
Series Oxford ritual studies
Oxford ritual studies
Contents Introduction: if you want to have a future you have to have a good relationship to your past -- An inauguration for Etigelov: multiple genres of history in Buryatia -- Soviet selves: victory day -- City day, hospitality, the friendship of the peoples and multikulturalizm -- Etigelov at Maidari: the once and future buddhist -- Opening the center, opening the roads -- Porous selves: Yuri's initiation
Summary Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets examines indigenous, post-Soviet religious revival in the Republic of Buryatia through the lens of Bakhtin's chronotope. Comparing histories from Buddhist, shamanic and civic rituals, Quijada offers a new lens for analyzing ritual and an innovative approach to the ethnographic study of how people know their past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 25, 2019)
Subject Buddhism -- Russia (Federation) -- Buri︠a︡tii︠a︡ -- Rituals
Buriats -- Religion
Shamanism -- Russia (Federation) -- Buri︠a︡tii︠a︡ -- Rituals
Buddhism -- Rituals.
Buriats -- Religion.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
RELIGION -- Essays.
RELIGION -- Reference.
Shamanism -- Rituals.
Russia (Federation) -- Buri︠a︡tii︠a︡
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018034587
ISBN 019091680X (electronic book)
0190916818 (electronic publication)
0190916826 (electronic book content)
9780190916800 (electronic book)
9780190916817 (electronic publication)
9780190916824 (electronic book content)