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Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil

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Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil by Beatriz Caiuby Labate
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Ayahuasca is a psychoactive drink used for healing and divination among religious groups in the Brazilian Amazon. 'Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil' is the first scholarly volume in English to examine the religious rituals and practices surrounding ayahuasca. The use of ayahuasca among religious groups is analysed, alongside Brazilian public policies regarding ayahuasca and the handling of substance dependence. 'Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil' will be of interest to scholars of anthropology and religion and all those interested in the role of stimulants in religious practice.

Author Biography

Beatriz Caiuby Labate is Member of Research Staff at the Institute of Medical Psychology, Heidelberg University and a Member of the Collaborative Research Center Ritual Dynamics - Socio-Cultural Processes from a Historical and Culturally Comparative Perspective. She is author of the book A reinvencao do uso da ayahuasca nos centros urbanos (Mercado de Letras, 2004), and co-author of the books Religioes ayahuasqueiras: um balanco bibliografico (Mercado de Letras, 2008) translated into English as Ayahuasca religions: A comprehensive bibliography and critical essays (MAPS, 2009) and Musica Brasileira de Ayahuasca (Mercado de Letras, 2009). Edward MacRae lectures in anthropology at the Federal University of Bahia. He is also an associate researcher at the Center for Drug Abuse Studies and Therapy (CETAD) and leader of the Group for the Study of Psychoactive Substances (GIESP). He has written books written books about sexuality, social movements, the ritual use of ayahuasca in the Santo Daime religion, socially integrated use of psychoactive substances, and the reduction of harm associated with drug use.
Release date Australia
June 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Equinox Publishing Ltd
Pages
256
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9781845536794
Product ID
3940866

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