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❰Reading❯ ➸ The Golden Bough Author James George Frazer – Franzbielmeier.de A world classic The Golden Bough describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship sex practices strange rituals and festivals Disproving the popular thought that primitive life was simple this moA world classic The Golden Bough describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship sex practices strange rituals and festivals Disproving the popular thought t.

Hat primitive life was simple this monumental survey shows that savage man was enmeshed in a tangle of magic taboos and superstitions Revealed here is the evolutio.

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MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ Sir James George Frazer was a Scottish social anthropologist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparative religion His most famous work The Golden Bough 1890 documents and details the similarities among magical and religious beliefs around the globe Frazer posited that human belief progressed through three stages primitive magic replaced by religion i

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  1. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBI read an abridged version of this some years ago that I picked up in a bookshop for a pound the output of a cheap publisher It was a slow and awkward read possibly because of the abridgement but the original was long and appeared in numerous editions each of which tended to get elaborate during Frazer's lifetimeThe opening echoes Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire the British scholar in Italy looks over the landscape and allows a vision of the past the product of their classical learning to sweep over them In Frazer's case though this was not a vision of the City of Rome but of the myth of the King of the Grove at Nemi The practise at Nemi was that there was a priest of the Goddess Diana who became priest by killing the current occupant of the office in single combat and who would then be the priest until they in turn were killed by a younger stronger applicant for the role The priest was genera


  2. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBThe Golden Bough A Study in Comparative Religion The Golden Bough A Study in Religion and Magic James George FrazerThe Golden Bough was first published in two volumes in 1890; in three volumes in 1900; and in twelve volumes in the thi


  3. Nick Black Nick Black says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBInfluential without bound and ere breaking of ground this is undeniably a major modern classic that reshaped its entire field Of course most of Frazier's theses have been broadly discredited but it's not like you're studying comparative mythology to build bridges with it although it's been proposed that unsold copies of Joseph Campbell shredded to a fine mist would provide high uality industrial weathering and cheap insulation suitable for the Third WorldThat having been said this book is incredibly fucking long Longer than you think and then twice as long again It was truly an ordeal to complete if you've not the c


  4. E. G. E. G. says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUB AcknowledgementsIntroductionNote on the TextSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Sir James George Frazer The Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion Abridged Explanatory NotesIndex


  5. Michael J.J. Tiffany Michael J.J. Tiffany says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBDiscovering The Golden Bough and then Graves' The White Goddess which owes a critically huge debt to the Golden Bough was a life changing time for me that recast the stories I had vacuumed up at that age from Greek myths to Kipling as about something than their contents or even the authors intent It was first published over 100 years ago; still nothing can get a boy into that modernist meta meta meta perspective on society like The Golden Bou


  6. Cassandra Kay Silva Cassandra Kay Silva says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBThis is such an important work If you take it from the perspective of what it is an anthology of rituals and belief systems found in religious and non religious cultures across the globe As some other readers have pointed out it is not linear it is also not well coordinated in way of connecting points and makinglaying out statements about those points But what it is absolutely superb and unbeatable in is its exhaustive amount of information I did read the full version and the sheer amount of stories and references and ideas that are brought about in this book is so


  7. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBI read this like many people because I know how influential it was I studied English in college and this book always kept cropping up So I thought to myself maybe if I read this I'll have a greater understanding of Modernist writers RightHow to describe this? 850 pages of poorly argued drivel The only part worth reading is the section on sympathetic magic That p


  8. Walter Five Walter Five says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBThis is not a review of the classic Golden Bough This is a review of several hardback and soft back editions available to the collector which are complimentary to each other's content and pagination The purchaser may wish to take care in selecting which edition of the Golden Bough they consider for purchase Several hardbound editions existThe most common edition is the


  9. AC AC says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBOne simply cannot in my opinion understand anything about the history and origins of religion and of society for the primitive social unit the family is primarily a religious unit without a thorough mastery of this bookIn this context a study of de Fustel Coulanges is also essential


  10. Laural Laural says:

    MOBI franzbielmeier.de ↠ The Golden Bough Kindle Æ The Golden PDF \ golden epub, bough book, The Golden ebok, The Golden Bough PDF/EPUBThe Golden Bough is no doubt an exercise in patience To be clear I have not finished this book and will not for many years This book takes time to digest and fully understand but once that time is taken to contemplate it literally everything that can be seen in the world opens up to the insights that are provided Expecting to read this book once without careful pause and effort is akin to attempting to understand the enlightenment of the ages in an afternoon I can see how many parts of The Golden Bough may come off as elitist or racist but really Frazer was simply expressing his personal preference for the ideas that shaped his own perspective and I think he is clear in recognizing t


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