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Author Swancutt, Katherine
Title Fortune and the cursed [electronic resource] : the sliding scale of time in Mongolian divination / Katherine Swancutt
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2012
Descript xx, 263 p. : ill., map
Series Epistemologies of healing ; v. 11
Epistemologies of healing ; v. 11
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
A race against time: Mongolian fortune and the anthropology of magic -- Buryat cosmology and the timescales of religious practice -- Fortune, the soul and spiralling returns -- Curses, khel am and the omnipresence of witchcraft -- Divination and the inextensive distance to cursing rivals -- An unconventional timescale: the immediate rise of fortune -- Glossary of vernacular terms
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Subject Buriats -- Mongolia -- Bai︠a︡ndun Sum -- Religion
Buriats -- Mongolia -- Bai︠a︡ndun Sum -- Rites and ceremonies
Buriats -- Mongolia -- Bai︠a︡ndun Sum -- Social life and customs
Divination -- Mongolia -- Bai︠a︡ndun Sum
Divination -- China -- Inner Mongolia
Blessing and cursing -- Mongolia -- Bai︠a︡ndun Sum
Blessing and cursing -- China -- Inner Mongolia
Shamanism -- Mongolia
Shamanism -- China -- Inner Mongolia
Social conflict -- Mongolia -- Religious aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author ProQuest (Firm)
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