The World of Shamanism:
New Views of an Ancient Tradition
By Roger Walsh
Paperback. 325 pages.
This objective exploration of shamanism and its place in contemporary life leaves no stone unturned as Dr. Walsh examines shamanistic traditions throughout history, and how they intersect with modern psychology and metaphysical studies.
Walsh is professor of psychiatry, philosophy, and anthropology at the University of California college of medicine at Irvine.