BOOK REVIEWS131 with a few exceptions, of Chinese romanizations as well), this nagging feeling cannot be put to rest. Only by looking at the Simnirok itself is a China specialist likely to realize the simni is the Korean pronunciation of the common Chinese legal term shen-li which simply means "adjudication." It is disappointing that the publishers, no doubt for reasons of cost, have failed to add an element that would have greatly increased the value of the book for comparative purposes. Brian E. McKnight University of Hawaii at Manoa Korean Shamanistic Rituals. By Lee Jung Young. Religion and Society Series, no. 12. The Hague: Mouton, 1981. Map, illustrations, plates, bibliography, index, xvi, 249pp. $44.50. Korean Shamanistic Rituals is a compilation of eleven essays, five of them revisions of articles previously published in various journals. This method of composition has produced a work that is neither unified nor comprehensive, but it has allowed the author to touch upon a wide variety of shamanistic phenomena. Chapter 1 is devoted to reconstructing the history of shamanism in Korea, primarily on the basis of etymologies and interpretations of myths. Chapter 2 summarizes the procedures of a chaesu kut, from beginning to end,
Korean Studies – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Mar 30, 1983
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