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George Johnston’s Tibetan Interlude

Myth and Reality in Shangri-La

Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

This process reached a slightly absurd administrative conclusion in 2002, when Zhongdian County in Southwest China was officially renamed Shangrila, beating bids by neighboring prefectures. 5 Burke also adopted the Shangri-La motif for his Liberty

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Recursivity and the Self-Reflexive Cosmos

Tricksters in Cuban and Brazilian Spirit Mediumship Practices

Diana Espírito Santo

instance, Mireille Mazard’s account (this issue) of how ‘soul attributes’ and metamorphosis are intrinsic to Nusu persons and spirits in Southwest China. 3 Phalanxes, or falanges , are ‘lines’ of spirits operating under the command of a more evolved entity

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Spirit of the Future

Movement, Kinetic Distribution, and Personhood among Siberian Eveny

Olga Ulturgasheva

a person’s destination on an extremely elastic scale. 2 This also goes in parallel with Mireille Mazard’s (this issue) study of the Nusu in Southwest China, who, at certain critical moments in life (e.g., emotional crisis) experience their human

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“We Owe a Historical Debt to No One”

The Reappropriation of Photographic Images from a Museum Collection

Helen Mears

2006 ), they are a transnational community, with kin living in southwest China, where they are known as Jingpo, and in northeast India, where they take the name Singpho. Within Burma, the term “Kachin” has come to serve, not unproblematically, as an