Pagan and local religion hobbies have sprung up throughout Europe in contemporary many years, but little has been released approximately them in comparison with their British and American opposite numbers. although all such pursuits valorize human relationships with nature and include polytheistic cosmologies, practitioners' ideals, practices, ambitions, and agendas are assorted. frequently aspect by way of aspect are teams attempting to reconstruct historical religions prompted by way of ethnonationalism-especially in post-Soviet societies-and others attracted by way of imported traditions, equivalent to Wicca, Druidry, Goddess Spirituality, and middle Shamanism. Drawing on ethnographic instances, participants discover the interaction of neo-nationalistic and neo-colonialist impulses in modern Paganism, displaying how those impulses play out, intersect, collide, and transform.

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