How do rituals achieve their effects? Matt Tomlinson approaches this classic question from a new angle, arguing that participants condition their own expectations of ritual success by interactively creating distinct textual patterns. He presents vivid examples from Fiji, ranging from a Pentecostal "crusade" to missionary reports of "happy deaths."
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 01 Apr 2014
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 192
- ISBN : 9780199341146