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CHARLATANS, SEEKERS, AND SHAMANS: THE AYAHUASCA BOOM IN WESTERN PERUVIAN AMAZONIA

@inproceedings{Homan2011CHARLATANSSA,
  title={CHARLATANS, SEEKERS, AND SHAMANS: THE AYAHUASCA BOOM IN WESTERN PERUVIAN AMAZONIA},
  author={Joshua Homan},
  year={2011}
}
Joshua E. Homan, MA Department of Anthropology, May 2011 University of Kansas Ayahuasca, an entheogenic beverage endemic to the Amazon, has been utilized by indigenous peoples in the region for hundreds of years for a wide range of purposes. Recently however, this beverage has entered into the Occidental consciousness, becoming a facet of Western popular culture and triggering a surge in tourism to the region. As this trend in tourism has grown over the past sixty years, ayahuasca has become… Expand
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