The Golden Bough

The Golden Bough

A Study of Magic and Religion

eBook - 2012
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"Sir James George Frazer's The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a broad comparative study of mythology and religion. Treating religion as a cultural phenomenon rather than discussing it from a theological perspective, the effect of The Golden Bough on both European literature and the emerging discipline of anthropology was substantial. The pioneering anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski said of it: 'No sooner had I read this great work than I became immersed in it and enslaved by it. I realized then that anthropology, as presented by Sir James Frazer, is a great science, worthy of as much devotion as any of her elder and more exact studies and I became bound to the service of Frazerian anthropology'"--From publisher
Publisher: [S.l.] : Duke Classics, [2012]
ISBN: 9781620112359
1620112353
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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