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  • Chant 
    Giraud, Eleanor (SAGE, 2019)
    In many cultures, chant plays an important role in religious or ritual activities.  This encyclopedia entry examines a selection of the world's chant traditions, placing them in their historical and cultural contexts, in ...
  • Pettigrew, Judith (Völkerkundemuseum Press, 1999)
    Tamu (Gurung)1 shamanic practice is linked with the landscape in a multi-dimensional physical and conceptual relationship. Simultaneously the setting for ritual practice and the site of ordinary activities, the shamanic ...
  • Patterson, Maurice (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    The tattoo may be considered iconic in terms of its ability to reflect and contribute to consumer culture. It encapsulates contemporary tensions between the paradigm of plasticity that has engulfed the body and skin and a ...