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- DescriptionProvides a critical view of religion focusing upon important but overlooked topics such as religion, cognition, and prehistory. This book offers a coverage of traditional topics of the anthropology of religion such as shamanism and witchcraft, ritual, myth, religious symbols, and revitalization movements.
- Author BiographyH. Sidky is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. His research interests include the anthropology of religion, ecological anthropology, anthropological theory/history of anthropological thought, and scientific methods in anthropology. He has conducted ethnographic field research in Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, Nepal, Easter Island, central Australia, and among the Tibetan exile community in northern India. Dr. Sidky is the author of numerous books, including Haunted by the Archaic Shaman: Himalayan Jhakris and the Discourse on Shamanism (2008), Perspectives on Culture: A Critical Introduction to Theory in Cultural Anthropology (2004), Halfway to the Mountain: The Jirels of Eastern Nepal (2004), A Critique of Postmodern Anthropology: In Defense of Disciplinary Origins and Traditions (2003), The Greek Kingdom of Bactria: From Alexander to Eucratides the Great (2000), and Witchcraft, Lycanthropy, Drugs and Disease: An Anthropological Study of the European Witch-Persecutions (Lang, 1997).
- Author(s)Homayun Sidky
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication22/07/2015
- GenreReligion: Comparative, General & Reference
- Series TitleAmerican University Studies
- Series Part/Volume Number348
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2015
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight520 g
- Width155 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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