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Bibliography: Shamanism, mimesis and alterity

  • Alberts, T.K. (2015) Shamanism, Discourse, Modernity. Ashgate Publishing. Chapter 3, Indigenism, pp. 85-129 (Moodle)
  • Bacigalupo, A.M. 2007 Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power and Healing among Chilean Mapuche. University of Texas Press. Introduction and Chapters 2, 3 and 9 (Moodle)
  • Conklin B. (2002). ‘Shamans versus Pirates in the Amazonian Treasure Chest’. American Anthropologist 104(4), 1050-1061
  • Dobkin de Rios, M. (1992) Amazon Healer: The Life and Times of an Urban Shaman Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 (Moodle)
  • Gow, P. (2001) An Amazonian Myth and its History. Oxford University Press, pp. 208-215 (Sangama’s analysis of writing) (Moodle)
  • Gow, P. (1994) ‘River People: Shamanism and History in Western Amazonia’. in C. Humphrey and N. Thomas (eds), Shamanism, History and the State. University of Michigan Press (Moodle)
  • Rubinstein, S. (2002) Alejandro Tsakimp: A Shuar Healer in the Margins of History. University of Nebraska Press. Chapters 2, 3, 4, 9 (Moodle)
  • Sharon, Douglas (1979) Wizard of the Four Winds: a Shaman’s Story. Free Press. Chapters 1, 2 ,3, 11, 12 (Moodle)
  • Taussig, M. (1987) Shamanism, Colonialism and the Wild Man: a Study in Terror and Healing. Chicago University Press. Chapters 6 to 12 and 23 to 25 (Moodle)
  • Whitten, N. and D. Whitten (2008) Puyo runa: Imagery and Power in Modern Amazonia. University of Illinois Press. Introduction and Chapter 2