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" A totem is a class of material objects which a savage regards with superstitious respect, believing that there exists between him and every member of the class an intimate and altogether special relation... "
The Evolution of the Idea of God: An Inquiry Into the Origins of Religion - Page 174
by Grant Allen - 1897 - 447 pages
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 37

Technology - 1890
...body loses its thick, ness, and they appear as if without life. TOTEMS are defined by Mr. JG Fraser as " a class of material objects which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation." They are tribal emblems, family symbols, signals of nationality, expressions of religion, bonds of...
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Totemism

Sir James George Frazer - Aboriginal Australians - 1887 - 96 pages
...Bastian, Zur naturwissenschaftlicJien Behandlungsweise der Psychologic, p. 128 sq. TOTEMISM. A TOTEM is a class of material objects which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation. The name is derived from an Ojibway (Chippeway) word totem, the correct spelling of which is somewhat...
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Nature, Volume 37

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1888
...MA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and of the Middle Temple, Barri ater-at -Law. A Totere is a class of material objects which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation. The name is derived from an Ojibway (Chippeway) word, totem. Edinburgh : ADAM & CHARLES BLACK. DR....
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 37

Technology - 1890
...the body loses its thickness, and they appear as if without life. TOTEMS are defined by Mr. JG Fraser as " a class of material objects which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation." They are tribal emblems, family symbols, signals of nationality, expressions of religion, bonds of...
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The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume 7

1890
...clan or kindred had its totem. Totems are defined by Mr. Frazer, in his learned work on the subject, as "a class of material objects, which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation." The members of a totem clan commonly regard themselves as actually descended from the totem. If the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 69; Volume 184

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1890
...clan or kindred had its totem. Totems are defined by Mr. Frazer, in his learned work on the subject, as " a class of material objects, which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation." The members of a totem clan commonly regard themselves as actually descended from the totem. If the...
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Report of the ... Meeting, Volume 2

ANZAAS (Association) - Australia - 1890
...Encyclopedia Britannica, gives the following descriptions and definitions of a TotemJ : " 1. A Totem is a class of material objects which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation. 2. The connection between a man and his Totem is mutually beneficent ; the Totem protects the man,...
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Reports of the ... meeting /ANZAAS.

1890
...Encyclopedia jBritanniea, gives the following descriptions and definitions of a TotemJ : " 1. A Totem is a class of material objects which a savage regards...superstitious respect, believing that there exists l>etween him and every member of the class an intimate and altogether special relation. 2. The connection...
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Dawn of Art in the Ancient World: An Archaeological Sketch

Sir William Martin Conway - Archaeology - 1891 - 189 pages
...antiquity was Totemism. Totems are usually, but not always, animals. They have been defined by Mr. Fraser as ' a class of material objects, which a savage regards...class an intimate and altogether special relation.' As a rule all the members of a tribe or tribal subdivision regard all of one kind of animal as their...
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Primitive Religions: Being an Introduction to the Study of Religions, with ...

George Thomas Bettany - Confucianism - 1891 - 267 pages
...in that of Totemism tribal organisation and social life among uncivilised peoples. A totem is denned as a class of material objects which a savage regards with superstitious respect, believing that it protects him ; he in return never kills it if an animal, or injures or gathers it if a plant. The...
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