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Title Shamanism : Soviet studies of traditional religion in Siberia and Central Asia / edited by Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1990]
©1990

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Description xviii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer -- Chosen by the spirits / V.N. Basilov -- Shamanism among the Turkic peoples of Siberia / N.A. Alekseev -- Buryat shamanism : history, structure, and social functions / T.M. Mikhailov -- Ritual and folklore in Siberian shamanism : experiment in a comparison of structures / E.S. Novik
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195)
Subject Shamanism -- Study and teaching -- Soviet Union.
Shamanism -- Asia, Central.
Shamanism -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Shamanism.
Asia, Central -- Religion.
Siberia (Russia) -- Religion.
Author Balzer, Marjorie Mandelstam.
LC no. 89077158
ISBN 0873326245 (alk. paper)