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Shamans, nostalgias, and the IMF : South Korean popular religion in motion

Author: Laurel Kendall
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of contemporary Korean shamanism. This book describes how gods and ancestors articulate the changing concerns of clients and how the ritual fame of these transactions has itself been  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Kendall
ISBN: 9780824833435 0824833430 9780824833985 0824833988
OCLC Number: 318100503
Description: xxviii, 251 pages : illustrations, photograps ; 24 cm
Contents: Shifting intellectual terrain: superstition becomes culture and religion --
Memory horizons: kut from two ethnographic presents --
Initiating performance: Chini's story --
The ambiguities of becoming: phony shamans and what are mudang after all? --
Korean shamans and the spirits of capitalism --
Of hungry ghosts and other matters of consumption --
Built landscapes and mobile gods.
Responsibility: Laurel Kendall.
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