A race against time: Mongolian fortune and the anthropology of magic -- Buryat cosmology and the timescales of religious practice -- Fortune, the soul and spiralling returns -- Curses, khel am and the omnipresence of witchcraft -- Divination and the inextensive distance to cursing rivals -- An unconventional timescale: the immediate rise of fortune -- Glossary of vernacular terms.
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