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Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová

Ritual, Conflict and Consensus: Case Studies from Asia and Europe

Denkschriften der philosophisch-historischen Klasse
432.Band
ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-7133-1 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-7254-3
Subject Area: Social Anthropology
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Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová
Preliminaries page i

Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová
Table of Contents page v

Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová
Preface and Acknowledgements page vii

Gabriela Kiliánová
Introduction: Ritual, Conflict and Consensus page 1

Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka
F®ictions, Frames and Fragments: Belonging and Ethnic Boundary- Making in Nepal’s Contested Ritual Communication page 15

Christian Jahoda
Rituals between Conflict and Consensus: Case Studies of Village Festivals in Upper Kinnaur and Western Tibet page 31

Maria-Katharina Lang
Ritual Objects between Conflict and Consensus: The Social Life of Sacred Artefacts during Periods of Political Transformation in Mongolia page 51

Andre Gingrich
Paradise Lost, or Paradise Regained? Conceptions and Ideologies of Himah as a Ritual Site in the Highlands of South-Western Arabia page 65

Tatiana Bužeková
Modern Faces of Ancient Wisdom: Neo-Shamanic Practices in a Slovak Urban Environment page 75

Eva-Maria Knoll
Medical Tourism: Reflections on the Fusion of Two Powerful Rituals in a Complex World page 91

Helmut Lukas
Ritual as a Means of Social Reproduction? Comparisons in Continental South-East Asia: the Lao-Kmhmu Relationship page 103

Gebhard Fartacek
Rethinking Ethnic Boundaries: Rituals of Pilgrimage and the Construction of Holy Places in Syria page 119

Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová
Index page 131

Gabriela Kiliánová - Christian Jahoda - Michaela Ferencová
List of Contributors page 141