POSSESSION

BOOKS ARTICLES INTERNET

Books:

The Religious Imagination in New Guinea. Gilbert Herdt and Michele Stephen, eds. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1989.

Magic, Faith, and Healing: Studies in Primitive Psychiatry Today. Ari Kiev, ed. New York: The Free Press, 1964.

The Religions of the Oppressed: A Study of Modern Messianic Cults. Vittorio Lanternari. New York: Mentor Books, 1963.

Religious Ecstasy. Nils G. Holm, ed. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International, 1982.

Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea. Fredrik Barth. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.

Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africa. John Beattie and John Middleton, eds. New York: Africana, 1969.

Religion, Altered States of Consciousness, and Social Change. Erika Bourguignon, ed. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 1973.

Case Studies in Spirit Possession. Vincent Crapanzano, ed. New York: Wiley, 1977.

Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung. Richard Katz. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983.

The Ghost Dance: Origins of Religion. Weston La Barre. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1972.

Road Belong Cargo: A Study of the Cargo Movement in the Southern Madang District New Guinea. P. Lawrence. Manchester: University of Manchester Press.

Ecstatic Religion: An Anthropological Study of Spirit Possession and Shamanism. Ioan M. Lewis. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1971.

Religion in Context: Cults and Charisma. Ioan M. Lewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Saints and Somalis: Popular Islam in a Clan-based Society. Ioan M. Lewis. Lawrenceville, NJ: The Red Sea Press, 1998.

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

Fusion of the Worlds: An Ethnography of Possession among the Songhay of Niger. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

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.

Sufism, Mystics, and Saints in Modern Egypt. Valerie J. Hoffman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

The Hamadsha. Vincent Crapanzano. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

 

 

Articles:

Some Components of Socialization for Trance. Gregory Bateson. In Socialization as Cultural Communication, Theodore Schwartz, ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976.

World Distributions and Patterns of Possession States. Erika Bourguignon. In Trance and Possession States, R. Prince, ed. Montreal: R.M. Bucke Memorial Society, 1968.

Dreams and Altered States of Consciousness in Anthropological Research. Erika Bourguignon. In Psychological Anthropology, F.L.K. Hsu, ed. Cambridge, MA: Schenkman, 1972.

A Cartography of the Ecstatic and Meditative States. Roland Fischer. In Science 174(1971):897-904.

Trance Cure of the !Kung Bushmen. Richard B. Lee. In Health and the Human Condition, Michael H. Logan and Edward E. Hunt, Jr., eds. North Scituate, MA: Duxbury Press, 1978.

The Unseen Influence: Tranced Mediums as Historical Innovators. Edward L. Schieffelin. Journal de la Société des Océanistes 33(1977):169-178.

Speaking for Others: Power and Identity as Factors in Daribi Mediumistic Hysteria. Roy Wagner. Journal de la Société des Océanistes 33(1977):145-152.

Trance States: A Theoretical Model and Cross-Cultural Analysis. Michael Winkelman. Ethos 14(1986):174-203.

Self, Spirit Possession, and World View: An Illustration from Egypt. Cynthia Nelson. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry 17(1971):194-209.

 

 

Internet:

WWW virtual library - Tibetan Buddhism
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-TibetanStudies.html

WWW virtual library - Buddhism
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Buddhism.html

U.S. Catholic Online
http://www.uscatholic.org/

Voodoo Spiritual Temple of New Orleans
http://www.gnofn.org/~voodoo/

WWW virtual library - Aboriginal studies
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Aboriginal.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

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