Home » The Shaman by Piers Vitebsky
The Shaman Piers Vitebsky

The Shaman

Piers Vitebsky

Published
ISBN : 9781903296189
Paperback
184 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

A richly illustrated guide to the world of shamanism, this book looks at both its historic and its present-day manifestations, from the snowscapes of Siberia to the jungles of the Amazon.Includes more than 250 illustrations, mostly in full-color,MoreA richly illustrated guide to the world of shamanism, this book looks at both its historic and its present-day manifestations, from the snowscapes of Siberia to the jungles of the Amazon.Includes more than 250 illustrations, mostly in full-color, presenting a unique pictorial record of shamanismDescribes key themes such as healing, visions, initiation, cosmology, the shaman’s drum, and mental healthIs written by a leading world expert, based on a synthesis of many years of research and field workFeatures a detailed region-by-region survey of shamanism, with full-color mapsExplores both spiritual and psychological aspects of the subject, as well as the relevance of shamanism to contemporary Western culture Includes a directory of shamanic cultures