Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and Western Imagination

4.1 avg rating
( 40 ratings by Goodreads )
9781852853242: Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and Western Imagination

With their ability to enter trances, to change into the bodies of other creatures and to fly through the northern skies, shamans are the subject of both popular and scholarly fascination. In Shamans Ronald Hutton looks at what is really known about both the Shamans of Siberia and about others spread throughout the world. He traces the growth of knowledge of shamans in Imperial and Stalinist Russia, describes local variations and different types of shamanism and explores more recent western influences on its history and modern practice. This is a challenging book by one of the world's leading authorities on Paganism.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Ronald Hutton is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. As well as several major works on the British Civil War and seventeenth century history he is also the author of the Stations of the Sun, The Triumph of the Moon (Oxford University Press), Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination and Witches, Druids and King Arthur (both Hambledon).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Ronald Hutton
Published by Hambledon & London (2002)
ISBN 10: 1852853247 ISBN 13: 9781852853242
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Hambledon & London, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1852853247

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds