Taming the Wind of Desire

Taming the Wind of Desire

Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

eBook - 1991
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Charged with restoring harmony and relieving pain, the Malay shaman places his patients in trance and encourages them to express their talents, drives, personality traits - the 'Inner Winds' of Malay medical lore - in a kind of performance. The book explores Malay shamanism.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1991], ©1991
ISBN: 9780585070421
Branch Call Number: 615.882 La
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)


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