• Creator
  • Wright, Michael
  • Created Date
  • 1996-02
  • Description
  • The author illustrates the complexity of pre-historical cultures in Southeast Asia, before the introduction of Buddhism and Hinduism in the region. The author proposes the argument of Dr Wales that during the Neolithic age, Southeast Asian people were animists and paid homage to Earth, as seen from their megaliths and totems. Later, in the Bronze Age, Shamanism also became influential. The latter belief was more active than the older one. This... more
    The author illustrates the complexity of pre-historical cultures in Southeast Asia, before the introduction of Buddhism and Hinduism in the region. The author proposes the argument of Dr Wales that during the Neolithic age, Southeast Asian people were animists and paid homage to Earth, as seen from their megaliths and totems. Later, in the Bronze Age, Shamanism also became influential. The latter belief was more active than the older one. This, for example, reflects in Annamite drums, and cremation and funerals. less
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  • text
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