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My Photo Book | Rice University's Religious Studies Reviews

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A Labor of Love by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure
I was pleased when I learned that Rice University in Texas published a review of my photo book Hầu Đồng : The Spirit Mediums of Viet Nam in its June 2018 issue 2 Volume 44.
The review was written for Rice University by Dr Jeremy Jammes, Associate Professor at the research Institute of Asian Studies , and co-editor of the Book Series 'Asia in Transition'.
Here's the text of Dr Jammes' review (noting that there's an error insofar as my time spent in Vietnam to research the subject matter. I traveled to Vietnam 6 times for fieldwork over the...
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Izzy

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