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Imagining the course of life : self-transformation in a Shan Buddhist community

Author: Nancy Eberhardt
Publisher: University of Hawaiฐi Press, Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moving beyond the entrenched categories that can hamper our understanding of other views, this book demonstrates the real-life connections between the ""religious"" and the ""psychological."" It  Read more...

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Eberhardt, Nancy.
Imagining the course of life.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607174730
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Eberhardt
ISBN: 0824829190 9780824829193 0824830172 9780824830175 9789749511329 9749511328
OCLC Number: 61362097
Description: xiv, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Spirits, souls, and selves : the body as a contested site --
Souls into spirits : death as self-transformation --
Domesticating the self --
Maintaining health and well-being --
Marking maturity : the negotiation of social inequalities at midlife --
The ethnopsychology of aging and overall development --
Imagined lives.
Responsibility: Nancy Eberhardt.
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