Soul hunter : hunting, animism, and personhooh among the Siberian Yukaghirs (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Soul hunter : hunting, animism, and personhooh among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Author: Rane Willerslev
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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An ethnographic interpretation of the hunting life of the Yukaghirs, a little-known group of indigenous people in the Upper Kolyma region of northeastern Siberia. This book focuses on the practical  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rane Willerslev
ISBN: 0520252160 9780520252165
OCLC Number: 718473022
Description: 229 p
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. Animism as Mimesis 2. To Kill or Not to Kill: Rebirth, Sharing, and Risk 3. Body-Soul Dialectics: Human Rebirth Beliefs 4. Ideas of Species and Personhood 5. Animals as Persons 6. Shamanism 7. The Spirit World 8. Leaning and Dreaming 9. Taking Animism Seriously Notes References Index
Responsibility: Rane Willerslev.

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"Willerslev's engagements with phenomenology, perspectivism, and mimesis makes a valuable and timely contribution to contemporary debates on knowledge diversity."--Social Anthropology

 
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