About the Author:
Martino Nicoletti (Ph.D.) (Perugia â€“ Italy, 1968) has for over fifteen years been a specialist in the ethnography of the Himalayas and history of religions of southern Asia.
Civilized Shamans examines the nature and evolution of religion in Tibetan societies from the ninth century up to the Chinese occupation in 1950. Geoffrey Samuel argues that religion in these societie
"The Rulings of the Night offers something new to the anthropology of language and ritual. Built on impeccably careful fieldwork, and beautiful at times in its transparency, the book gets back to the
An itinerary- only apparently circular - furrows the universe of Kulung Rai shamanism in Nepal. A nomadic religion, generated within the space of a double geography that weaves vivid visionary foresho