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Spirits without Borders

Vietnamese Spirit Mediums in a Transnational Age

  • Authors
  • Karen Fjelstad
  • Nguyễn Thị Hiền

Part of the Contemporary Anthropology of Religion book series (CAR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 1-16
  3. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 17-38
  4. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 39-75
  5. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 77-98
  6. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 99-136
  7. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 137-168
  8. Karen Fjelstad, Nguyễn Thị Hiền
    Pages 169-185
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 187-219

About this book

Introduction

Spirits without Borders is an ethnographic study of the transnational and multicultural expansion of Vietnam's Mother Goddess Religion and its spirit possession ritual. The work explores how and why the ritual spread from Vietnam to the US and back again and the impact of ritual transnationalism in both countries.

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