Curiosities of Superstition: And Sketches of Some Unrevealed Religions
Interested in learning more about the religious rites, beliefs and practices of different cultures around the world? Check out W. H. Davenport Adams' Curiosities of Superstition. This important early work of comparative religious study highlights similarities and differences of sacred practices throughout history and around the globe.
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Chapter XI Zabianism and SerpentWorship
Chapter XII Polynesian Superstitions
Chapter XIII The Fiji Islanders
Chapter XIV The Religion of the Maories
Chapter XV The North American Indians
Chapter XVI Among the Eskimos
The Samojedes The Mongols The Ostiaks In Tibet
Chapter IX Some African Superstitions
Chapter X The Zulu WitchFinders
Divination Universality of Certain Superstitions Fairies in Scotland
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