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New Mana Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures

Author: Matt Tomlinson; Ty P Kāwika Tengan
Publisher: Canberra ANU Press 2016
Series: Monographs in Anthropology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Mana', a term denoting spiritual power, is found in many Pacific Islands languages. In recent decades, the term has been taken up in New Age movements and online fantasy gaming. In this book, 16 contributors examine mana through ethnographic, linguistic, and historical lenses to understand its transformations in past and present
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Tomlinson; Ty P Kāwika Tengan
ISBN: 9781760460075 1760460079
OCLC Number: 1032260731
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Description: 1 Online-Ressource (390 Seiten)
Series Title: Monographs in Anthropology

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'Mana', a term denoting spiritual power, is found in many Pacific Islands languages. In recent decades, the term has been taken up in New Age movements and online fantasy gaming. In this book, 16 contributors examine mana through ethnographic, linguistic, and historical lenses to understand its transformations in past and present

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