The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

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1922 - Magic - 726 pages
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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

The Foreword compares Frazer and Golden Bough in its impact to such revolutionary thinkers of the 19th Century as Darwin, Marx, and Freud. This seminal work of anthropology and comparative religion ... Read full review

Review: The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion: A New Abridgement from the Second and Third Editions

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

As outdated as it is, this is still a critical text, if only to observe a key moment in the history of the discipline. Highly influential, although some of Frazer's anti-Christian polemic has long since been refuted by secular as well as Christian scholarship. Read full review

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