Title: Shamanism in Western America: a Study in Cultural Relationships
Creator(s): Park, Willard Z., (Willard Zerbe), 1906-1965
Collection Number: NC1077
Date(s): 1938
Physical Extent: 0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)
Preferred Citation: Shamanism in Western America: a Study in Cultural Relationships, NC1077. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/NC1077-ead.xml

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Scope and Content

Work based on ethnographic study of Paviotso (Paiute) Indians of western Nevada; purpose was to ascertain those interrelationships of tribal cultures reflected in a single localized shamanistic complex.,Typescript ms with printer's notes; developed from author's PH.D. dissertation (Yale).


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Ms ,Unknown ,Donation ,NC1077 ,Copyright with author.



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