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Possessed by the Spirits: Mediumship in Contemporary Vietnamese Communities

Possessed by the Spirits
Author: 
ed. Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien
Publication Year: 
2006
Publication Number: 
SEAPS 23

Essays examining the resurgence of the Mother Goddess religion among contemporary Vietnamese following the economic "Renovation" period in Vietnam. Anthropologists explore the forces that compel individuals to become mediums and the social repercussions of their decisions and interactions.

 
ISBN (hardcover): 
978-0-87727-171-0
Price (hardcover): 
$41.95
ISBN (paperback): 
978-0-87727-141-3
Price (paperback): 
$20.95