The Golden Bough

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Penguin Books Limited, Aug 29, 1996 - History - 907 pages
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The landmark study of world myth and culture

Draws on myths, rituals, totems and taboos of ancient European and primitive cultures throughout the world. The third edition of this monumental study of folklore, magic, and religion was abridged by the authour into this single volume in 1922.

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About the author (1996)

Sir James George Frazer (1854-1941) is rightly regarded as one of the founders of modern anthropology. "The Golden Bough", his masterpiece, appeared in twelve volumes between 1890 and 1915

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