Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Modern Paganism

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ISBN: 978-1-137-57040-6 (Print) 978-1-137-56200-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-19

    Introduction. “We Are the Weavers, We Are the Web”: Cosmopolitan Entanglements in Modern Paganism

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    Pages 21-42

    Appropriating, Romanticizing and Reimagining: Pagan Engagements with Indigenous Animism

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    Pages 43-64

    Heathens in the United States: The Return to “Tribes” in the Construction of a Peoplehood

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    Pages 65-86

    Only Slavic Gods: Nativeness in Polish Rodzimowierstwo

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    Pages 87-108

    Obsessed with Culture: The Cultural Impetus of Russian Neo-pagans

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    Pages 109-132

    Multiple Nationalisms and Patriotisms Among Russian Rodnovers

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    Pages 133-155

    Blood Brothers or Blood Enemies: Ukrainian Pagans’ Beliefs and Responses to the Ukraine–Russia Crisis

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    Pages 157-177

    Canaanite Reconstructionism Among Contemporary Israeli Pagans

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    Pages 179-199

    Pagan Identity Politics, Witchcraft, and the Law: Encounters with Postcolonial Nationalism in Democratic South Africa

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    Pages 201-219

    Cosmopolitan Witchcraft: Reinventing the Wheel of the Year in Australian Paganism

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    Pages 221-243

    Cosmopolitanism, Neo-Shamans and Contemporary Māori Healers in New Zealand

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    Pages 245-268

    The Spirits Are Cosmopolitan Too: Contemporary Shamanism in Malta

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 269-276