The Golden Bough: A study of Magic and Religion

The Golden Bough: A study of Magic and Religion


The Golden Bough. A examine of Magic and faith through Sir James George Frazer. The vintage. The Golden Bough: A examine in Magic and faith is a wide-ranging, comparative examine of mythology and faith, written by means of the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941). It was once first released in volumes in 1890; in 3 volumes in 1900; and the 3rd variation, released 1906–15, comprised twelve volumes. The paintings was once geared toward a large literate viewers raised on stories as instructed in such guides as Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of delusion, or tales of Gods and Heroes (1855). Frazer provided a modernist method of discussing faith, treating it dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon instead of from a theological standpoint. The impression of The Golden Bough on modern ecu literature and suggestion was once great.

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