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Prehistoric Belief Shamans, Trance and the Afterlife by Mike Williams
  

Prehistoric Belief Shamans, Trance and the Afterlife

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Prehistoric Belief Shamans, Trance and the Afterlife by Mike Williams

Starting with the dawn of what we would recognise as modern human thought, this book journeys through 35,000 years of our human past. It shows how our earliest ancestors learnt to enter trance states and the revolutionary effect this had on the way they interacted with their world. Moreover, by marrying the very latest research with vivid first-person reconstructions, the book will actually take readers back in time. In its pages we join Stone Age hunting parties, steal food from desperate, starving cannibals, sit eye-to-eye with a mouldy Bronze Age mummy and join the Celts for a feast where you truly are what you eat. The story of our past has never been told this way before and has never been brought to life with such vividness. This is the past as our ancestors would have known it.

About the Author

Mike Williams has an MA and PhD from the University of Reading and is a shamanic practitioner and teacher, having studied with indigenous shamanic teachers in Siberia and Lapland. He has written many academic and popular articles and is the author of: Follow the Shaman's Call: An Ancient Path for Modern Lives, which was published by Llewellyn Worldwide in January 2010. He lives in a secluded valley in Wales with his wife and various animals

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Book Info

Publication date

1st June 2010

Author

Mike Williams

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Publisher

The History Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Shamanism, paganism & druidry

ISBN

9780752449210

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