A General Theory of Magic (Routledge Classics)

A General Theory of Magic (Routledge Classics)

Marcel Mauss


First written through Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A basic thought of Magic won a large new readership while republished by means of Mauss in 1950. As a learn of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival this present day in our recommendations and social activities, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss referred to as, in an advent to that variation, the surprising modernity of the brain of 1 of the century's maximum thinkers. The publication deals a desirable photograph of magic all through quite a few cultures in addition to deep sociological and spiritual insights nonetheless greatly proper this present day. At a interval whilst artwork, magic and technology seem to be crossing paths once more, A common idea of Magic offers itself as a vintage for our occasions.

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