Totem and Taboo
"Totem and Taboo" is a collection of four essays that were originally published in the psychoanalytical journal "Imago" from 1912-1913. The four essays, "The Horror of Incest", "Taboo and Emotional Ambivalence", "Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thought", and "The Return of Totemism in Childhood", explore the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archeology, anthropology, and the study of religion. A classic work of early psychoanalysis, "Totem and Taboo" is a must read for students of the discipline.
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