Studies in Siberian Shamanism No. 4
The fourth volume in the series sponsored by the Arctic Institute consists of translations of five articles by Russian scholars: "Concepts of the Soul among the Ob Ugrians," by V.N. Chernetsov; "Early Concepts about the Universe among the Evenks (Materials)," by G.M. Vasilevich; "The Shaman's Tent among the Evenks and the Origin of the Shamanistic Rite," by A.F. Anisimov; "The Costume of an Enets Shaman," by E.D. Prokofeva; "Cosmological Concepts of the Peoples of the North," by A.F. Anisimov.
- Series: Heritage
- World Rights
- Page Count: 230 pages
- Dimensions: 6.8in x 0.5in x 9.5in
Author InformationHenry N. Michael (1912-2006) was a scientist and senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology whose groundbreaking work in the application of tree-ring analysis revolutionized archaeological dating techniques. Previously, he was a professor of geography at Temple University and then Chair of the Geography Department from 1965 to 1973. He retired in 1980.
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