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Musharbash, Yasmine

Monster Anthropology in Australasia and Beyond

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Monsters, Anthropology, and Monster Studies
Yasmine Musharbash

2. Cave Men, Luminoids, and Dragons: Monstrous Creatures Mediating Relationships between People and Country in Aboriginal Northern Australia
Joanne Thurman

3. Monstrous Transformations: A Case Study from Central Australia
Yasmine Musharbash

4. Specters of Reality: Mamu in the Eastern Western Desert of Australia
Ute Eickelkamp

5. A Murder of Monsters: Terror and Morality in an Aboriginal Religion
John Morton

6. Burnt Woman of the Mission: Gender and Horror in an Aboriginal Settlement in Northern New South Wales
Mahnaz Alimardanian

7. Demons Within: Maleficent Manifestations in the Hare Krishna Movement
Malcolm Haddon

8. Ghosts and the Everyday Politics of Race in Fiji
Geir Henning Presterudstuen

9. Entanglements between Tao People and Anito on Lanyu Island, Taiwan
Leberecht Funk

10. When Goblins Come to Town: The Ethnography of Urban Hauntings in Georgia
Paul Manning

11. The Workings of Monsters: Of Monsters and Humans in Icelandic Society
Helena Onnudottir

12. Afterword: Strangerhood, Pragmatics, and Place in the Dialectics of Monster and Norm
Rupert Stasch

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Culture, Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography, Asian Culture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
237 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137448651
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-50129-8

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