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The Cult of Tara: Magic and Ritual in Tibet. Stephan Beyer. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Medusa's Hair. Gananath Obeyesekere. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas. John Hitchcock and Rex Jones, eds. New Delhi: Vikas, 1976.

Burmese Supernaturalism. Melford Spiro. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Redemptive Suffering in Islam: A Study of the Devotional Aspects of 'Ashura in Twelver Shi'ism. Mahmoud Ayoub. The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1978.

Recognizing Islam: Religion and Society in the Modern Arab World. Michael Gilsenan. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982.

What Is Sufism? Martin Lings. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975.

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Women, Saints, and Sanctuaries. Fatima Mernissi. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 3(1977):101-112.




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