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EAN-139780759111554   EAN-13 barcode 9780759111554
Product NameRitual And Belief: Readings In The Anthropology Of Religion
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Width1.37 inches    (convert)
Height10.48 inches    (convert)
Length7.49 inches    (convert)
Weight40.64 ounces    (convert)
Page Count496
BindingHardcover
Published06/16/2010
Long DescriptionRitual and Belief: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion is a collection of 41 readings in religion, magic, and witchcraft. The choice of readings is eclectic: no single anthropological approach or theoretical perspective dominates the text. Theoretical significance, scholarly eminence of the author, and inherent interest provide the principal criteria, and each reading complements its companion chapters, which are pedagogically coherent rather than ad hoc assemblages. Included among the theoretical perspectives are structural-functionalism, structuralism, Malinowskian functionalism, cultural materialism, and cultural evolutionism; also included are the synchronic and diachronic approaches. The book offers a mixture of classic readings and more recent contributions, and the "world religions" are included along with examples from the religions of traditionally non-literate cultures. As diverse a range of religious traditions as possible has been embraced, from various ethnic groups, traditions, and places.
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