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War magic : religion, sorcery, and performance / edited by D.S. Farrer.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Berghahn Books, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
x, 170 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes:
"Originally published as a special issue of Social Analysis, volume 58, issue 1."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
War magic: religion, sorcery, and performance / D.S. Farrer -- Tangki war magic: spirit warfare in Singapore / Margaret Chan -- Javanese Kanuragan ritual initiation: invulnerability, authority, and spiritual improvement / Jean-Marc de Grave -- Discourse of decline: Sumatran perspectives on black magic / J. David Neidel -- Tamil Tiger ritual, war, and mystical empowerment / Michael Roberts -- Shamanic battleground in Venezuela / Željko Jokić -- Chants of re-enchantment: Chamorro spiritual resistance to colonial domination / D.S. Farrer and James D. Sellmann -- War magic and just war in Indian tantric Buddhism / Iain Sinclair.
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ISBN:
  • 9781785333293 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1785333291 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016017637
OCLC:
950446784
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