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Purity and danger: (an analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo )

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-185) and index.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements — Introduction — 1. Ritual uncleanness — 2. Secular defilement — 3. The abominations of Leviticus — 4. Magic and miracle — 5. Primitive worlds — 6. Powers and dangers — 7. External boundaries — 8. Internal boundaries — 9. The system at war with itself — 10. The system shattered and renewed — Bibliography — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415066082
Subtitle:
(an analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo )
Author:
Douglas, Mary
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Pollution
Subject:
Taboo
Subject:
Purity, Ritual.
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Series Volume:
118
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
viii, 193 p.
Dimensions:
8.51x5.49x.64 in. .59 lbs.

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