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A world classic.

The Golden Bough describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship, sex practices, strange rituals and festivals. Disproving the popular thought that primitive life was simple, this monumental survey shows that savage man was enmeshed in a tangle of magic, taboos, and superstitions. Revealed here is the evolution of man from savagery to civilization, from the modification of his weird and often bloodthirsty customs to the entry of lasting moral, ethical, and spiritual values.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684826301
Author:
Frazer, James George
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Superstition
Subject:
General Social Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
December 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
880
Dimensions:
8.20x5.62x1.52 in. 1.88 lbs.

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