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The Resource The Odyssey Experience : Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

The Odyssey Experience : Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

Label
The Odyssey Experience : Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys
Title
The Odyssey Experience
Title remainder
Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This bold and innovative book traces the phenomenon of the "odyssey" experience as it shapes, informs, and defines our lives. Drawing on an astonishing range of examples, Neil J. Smelser focuses on how such experiences enhance our lives and provide us with meaning and dignity. The odyssey experience, as Smelser advances it, is generic, widespread, and recurring. It is a finite period of disengagement from the routines of life and immersion into a simpler, transitory, often collective, usually intense period of involvement that culminates in some kind of regeneration. By examining a variety of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smelser, Neil J
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insight
  • Introspection
  • Life change events
  • Vision quests
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Voyages and travels
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Insight
  • Introspection
  • Life change events
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Vision quests
  • Voyages and travels
Label
The Odyssey Experience : Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. The Essentials of the Experience; 2. Autobiographical Roots: Some Personal Odysseys; 3. Religious Foundations and Their Derivatives; 4. Secularized and Commercialized Odysseys; 5. Some Miscellaneous, More or Less Invented Experiences; 6. Some Coercive Odyssey Experiences; 7. Additional Theoretical Reflections; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520943421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772542
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxgv3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565077
Label
The Odyssey Experience : Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. The Essentials of the Experience; 2. Autobiographical Roots: Some Personal Odysseys; 3. Religious Foundations and Their Derivatives; 4. Secularized and Commercialized Odysseys; 5. Some Miscellaneous, More or Less Invented Experiences; 6. Some Coercive Odyssey Experiences; 7. Additional Theoretical Reflections; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520943421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772542
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxgv3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565077

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