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Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond$
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Beatriz Caiuby Labate and Clancy Cavnar

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199341191

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.001.0001

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Notes on the Expansion and Reinvention of Ayahuasca Shamanism

Notes on the Expansion and Reinvention of Ayahuasca Shamanism

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(p.2) (p.3) Notes on the Expansion and Reinvention of Ayahuasca Shamanism
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Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond
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Beatriz Caiuby Labate

Clancy Cavnar

Françoise Barbira Freedman

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0001

The introduction provides an overview of the expansion of ayahuasca shamanism, and places it in the context of its interactions with Western therapies and the New Age movement. It also contemplates the role of shamanism as a mediator in contemporary indigenous ethnic relationships. The introduction reviews the existing field of research and offer a comment that gives context and permits synthesis for each of the chapters that make up the book.

Keywords:   reinvention, ayahuasca, shamanism, New Age, networks

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