An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and CultureBook - 2004
A guide to worldwide shamanism and shamanistic practices, emphasizing historical and current cultural adaptations.
* Nearly 200 entries on shamanic belief systems, practices, rituals, and related phenomena
* 152 contributors including international experts and pioneering researchers in the field
* 100 photos, charts, and tables
* Multicultural bibliography of significant materials from the fields of history, ethnography, and anthropology