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The Resource Possessed by the spirits : mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities, Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors

Possessed by the spirits : mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities, Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors

Label
Possessed by the spirits : mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities
Title
Possessed by the spirits
Title remainder
mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities
Statement of responsibility
Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in this volume examine 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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
299.5/92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF1242.V5
LC item number
P67 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fjelstad, Karen
  • Nguyễn, Thị Hiền
Series statement
Southeast Asia Program series
Series volume
no. 23
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mediums
  • Spirit possession
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Kongress
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Spirituality / Paganism & Neo-Paganism
  • RELIGION / Comparative Religion
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • Mediums
  • Religion
  • Spirit possession
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Vietnam
  • Exorzismus
  • Spiritismus
  • Gemeenschap (sociologie)
  • Demonen
  • Bezetenheid
  • Vietnam
Label
Possessed by the spirits : mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities, Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mother goddess religion : its history, pantheon and practices / Ngo Duc Thinh -- Tran Hung Dao and the mother goddess religion / Pham Quynh Phuong -- "Hot-tempered" women and "effeminate" men : the performance of music and gender in Vietnamese mediumship / Barley Norton -- Spirit performance and the ritual construction of personal identity in modern Vietnam / Kirsten W. Endres -- "We have len dong too" : transnational aspects of spirit possession / Karen Fjelstad -- Gifts from the spirits : spirit possession and personal transformation among Silicon Valley spirit mediums / Karen Fjelstad and Lisa Maiffret -- "A bit of a spirit favor is equal to a load of mundane gifts" : votive paper offerings of len dong rituals in post-renovation Vietnam / Nguyen Thi Hien -- "Children of the spirits, followers of a master" : spirit mediums in post-renovation Vietnam / Viveca Larsson and Kirsten W. Endres -- Do the four palaces inhabit an East Asian landscape? / Laurel Kendall
Control code
1037946741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501719141
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1krf5c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1037946741
Label
Possessed by the spirits : mediumship in contemporary Vietnamese communities, Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mother goddess religion : its history, pantheon and practices / Ngo Duc Thinh -- Tran Hung Dao and the mother goddess religion / Pham Quynh Phuong -- "Hot-tempered" women and "effeminate" men : the performance of music and gender in Vietnamese mediumship / Barley Norton -- Spirit performance and the ritual construction of personal identity in modern Vietnam / Kirsten W. Endres -- "We have len dong too" : transnational aspects of spirit possession / Karen Fjelstad -- Gifts from the spirits : spirit possession and personal transformation among Silicon Valley spirit mediums / Karen Fjelstad and Lisa Maiffret -- "A bit of a spirit favor is equal to a load of mundane gifts" : votive paper offerings of len dong rituals in post-renovation Vietnam / Nguyen Thi Hien -- "Children of the spirits, followers of a master" : spirit mediums in post-renovation Vietnam / Viveca Larsson and Kirsten W. Endres -- Do the four palaces inhabit an East Asian landscape? / Laurel Kendall
Control code
1037946741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501719141
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1krf5c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1037946741

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