Buddhists, shamans, and Soviets : rituals of history in post-Soviet Buryatia

Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets examines indigenous, post-Soviet religious revival in the Republic of Buryatia through the lens of Bakhtin's chronotope. Comparing histories from Buddhist, shamanic and civic rituals, Quijada offers a new lens for analyzing ritual and an innovative approach to th...

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Main Author: Quijada, Justine B. 1973-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press 2019
Further subjects:B Buriats Religion
B Electronic books
B Buddhism Russia (Federation) Buri︠a︡tii︠a︡ Rituals
B Shamanism Russia (Federation) Buri︠a︡tii︠a︡ Rituals
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Summary:Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets examines indigenous, post-Soviet religious revival in the Republic of Buryatia through the lens of Bakhtin's chronotope. Comparing histories from Buddhist, shamanic and civic rituals, Quijada offers a new lens for analyzing ritual and an innovative approach to the ethnographic study of how people know their past
Introduction: if you want to have a future you have to have a good relationship to your past -- An inauguration for Etigelov: multiple genres of history in Buryatia -- Soviet selves: victory day -- City day, hospitality, the friendship of the peoples and multikulturalizm -- Etigelov at Maidari: the once and future buddhist -- Opening the center, opening the roads -- Porous selves: Yuri's initiation
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index