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  1. Shamanism

    A Reader

    Edited by Graham Harvey

    Shamanism has been practised amongst communities all over the world for millennia, and continues to survive today in both modern and ancient forms. Shamanism: A Reader unites perspectives from disciplines including anthropology, psychology, musicology, and botany to provide an unique overview of...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic

    Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism

    By Jenny Blain

    This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been rediscovered and reinvented by groups in Europe and North America. The book examines the phenomenon of altered...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Cyprian the Bishop

    By J. Patout Burns Jr.

    This is the first up-to-date, accessible study on the rule of Cyprian as the Bishop of Carthage in the 250s AD. It controversially shows that Cyprian radically enforced the primary emphasis on the unity of the church, interpreting loyalty in the community as fidelity to Christ.It uses cultural...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Sociology of Religion

    Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm B. Hamilton

    This clear introduction to the sociology of religion combines a discussion of key theorists with a modern emphasis on the diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Malcolm Hamilton's expanded second edition brings the discussion fully up-to-date, and extends its material on secularization and...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Medicine, Magic and Religion

    By W.H.R. Rivers

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most fascinating men of his generation, W.H.R. Rivers was a British doctor and psychiatrist as well as a leading ethnologist. Immortalized as the hero of Pat Barker's award-winning Regeneration trilogy, Rivers was the clinician who, in the First World War, cared for the poet Siegfried...

    Published May 16th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Multicultural Riddle

    Rethinking National, Ethnic and Religious Identities

    By Gerd Baumann

    Multicultural Riddle is a comprehensive exploration of all the issues that shape our search for a multicultural society. The book examines how we can establish a state of justice and equality between and among three groups: those who believe in a unified national culture, those who trace their...

    Published March 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Theorising Modernity

    Reflexivity, Environment & Identity in Giddens' Social Theory

    By Martin O'Brien, Sue (Lecturer In Applied Social Science, University Of Lancaster) Penna, Colin Hay

    What is modernity? Do we all experience modernity in the same way? How should we understand contemporary social change? This volume explores questions of modernity through critical engagements with the work of Anthony Giddens, focusing in particular on the relationships between his social theory...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Roles of the Northern Goddess

    By Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson, Hilda Ellis Davidson

    While much work has been done on goddesses of the ancient world and the male gods of pre-Christian Scandinavia, the northern goddesses have been largely neglected. Roles of the Northern Goddess presents a highly readable study of the worship of these goddesses by men and women. With its use of...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Football, Nationality and the State

    By Vic Duke, Liz Crolley

    Football, Nationality and the State examines the complex and ever-changing relationship between football (its development and structure), nationality and the state. Divided into two parts the book first deals with the existence of more than one football nation within the same political state. Using...

    Published November 12th 1996 by Routledge

  10. The Tapestry of Early Christian Discourse

    Rhetoric, Society and Ideology

    By Vernon K. Robbins

    This study establishes a concept of culture and then combines it with Geertz' anthropological concept of thick description. Subsequently, the relation of texts to society and culture is discussed. In this manner, multiple methods of interpretation are used in an organized and programmatic way,...

    Published September 4th 1996 by Routledge