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Folk Music and the Modern State

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the changes in Sibe folk music during modern times in China. It traces the brief history of musical reforms and the use of music in social reforms in Çabçal in the twentieth ... More


Shamanic Rites for the Dead in Chosŏn Korea

Michael J. Pettid

in Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea: Ancient to Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839680
eISBN:
9780824868567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839680.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The significance of ancestor rites is commonly believed to lie in Confucian ways of thought. This chapter argues that they also feature in shaman traditions. Though the syncretic nature of religious ... More


Shamans, Nostalgias, and the IMF: South Korean Popular Religion in Motion

Laurel Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833435
eISBN:
9780824870577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833435.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This enlightening study of contemporary Korean shamanism makes the case for the dynamism of popular religious practice, the creativity of those we call shamans, and the necessity of writing about ... More


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