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Tracing Shamans in Tuva

Hoppál, Mihály (2003) Tracing Shamans in Tuva. Acta Ethnographica Hungarica, 48 (3-4). pp. 465-481. ISSN 1216-9803

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Abstract

In the geographical centre of Asia - in today's Tuva Republic, within the frame of the Russian Federation - there lives a small ethnic group which the historical and ethnographic literature variously calls Soyot, Uriankhai, Tofa, Todzha. To fully appreciate the work of Mongush Kenin-Lopsan (1997), it is worth getting to know the history of research on Tuva shamanism. We need to do so especially since Hungarian researchers, including Vilmos Diószegi (1923-1972), the teacher of the present author, also collected in Tuva in 1958 and published important studies. This is why we have borrowed, with a slight change, the title of his book published in English (Diószegi 1968) as the title of this overview.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation / földrajz, antropológia, kikapcsolódás > GT Manners and customs / néprajz, szokások, hagyományok
Depositing User: xBarbara xBodnár
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 07:29
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2017 07:29
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/57307

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