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The Resource The sun rises : a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley, by Stuart Blackburn, (electronic book)

The sun rises : a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley, by Stuart Blackburn, (electronic book)

Label
The sun rises : a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley
Title
The sun rises
Title remainder
a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley
Statement of responsibility
by Stuart Blackburn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • sit
  • sit
  • eng
Summary
At the centre of this study is a shaman's chant performed during a three-week long feast in the eastern Himalayas. The book includes a translation of this 12-hour text chanted in Apatani, a Tibeto-Burman language, and a description of the events that surround it, especially ritual exchanges with ceremonial friends, in which fertility is celebrated. The shaman's social role, performance and ritual language are also described. Although complex feasts, like this one among Apatanis, have been described in northeast India and upland Southeast Asia for more than a century, this is the first book to
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blackburn, Stuart H
Dewey number
305.89/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Includes English translation and Romanized Apatani text
LC call number
DS432.A6
LC item number
B53 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill's Tibetan studies library
Series volume
16/3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apatani (Indic people)
  • Oral tradition
  • Apatani (Indic people)
  • Apatani Valley (India)
Label
The sun rises : a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley, by Stuart Blackburn, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-397) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Apatanis and their valley -- The Subu Heniin text -- The Murung festival -- The Nyibu performer -- The Subu Heniin in translation -- Conclusions and the future -- Appendices. Outline of Murung events ; Number of Murungs, 1944/1945-2009 ; Sacrificial shares for spirits and humans ; Transcription of the Subu Heniin ; Mudan Pai's life-history ; Feasts of merit in the extended Eastern Himalayas
Control code
ebr10419773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 401 p., 22 p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789004175785
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The sun rises : a shaman's chant, ritual exchange and fertility in the Apatani Valley, by Stuart Blackburn, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-397) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Apatanis and their valley -- The Subu Heniin text -- The Murung festival -- The Nyibu performer -- The Subu Heniin in translation -- Conclusions and the future -- Appendices. Outline of Murung events ; Number of Murungs, 1944/1945-2009 ; Sacrificial shares for spirits and humans ; Transcription of the Subu Heniin ; Mudan Pai's life-history ; Feasts of merit in the extended Eastern Himalayas
Control code
ebr10419773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 401 p., 22 p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789004175785
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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