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James George Frazer (1854–1941)

Forfatter af The Golden Bough

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James George Frazer was a British social anthropologist, folklorist, and classical scholar who taught for most of his life at Trinity College, Cambridge. Greatly influenced by Edward Burnett Tylor's Primitive Culture, published in 1871, he wrote The Golden Bough (1890), a massive reconstruction of vis mere the whole of human thought and custom through the successive stages of magic, religion, and science.The Golden Bough is regarded by many today as a much-loved but antiquated relic, but, by making anthropological data and knowledge academically respectable, Frazer made modern comparative anthropology possible. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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The Golden Bough (1890) — Forfatter — 4,753 eksemplarer
The Golden Bough (1890) 464 eksemplarer
Mythes sur l'origine du feu (1901) 29 eksemplarer
Leaves from The golden bough (1924) 13 eksemplarer
The Illustrated Golden Bough (1814) 12 eksemplarer
The Worship of Nature (1926) 10 eksemplarer
Man, God and Immortality (1927) 9 eksemplarer
Totemism and Exogamy (1910) 8 eksemplarer
Le Rameau d'or, tome 3 (1996) 8 eksemplarer
Totemism (1887) 8 eksemplarer
Adonis (2003) 8 eksemplarer
Sulle tracce di Pausania (1994) 7 eksemplarer
Pausanias's Description of Greece (2012) 5 eksemplarer
Matrimonio e parentela (1991) 3 eksemplarer
The Worship of Nature - Vol 1 (1926) 3 eksemplarer
Man And The Supernatural (2007) 3 eksemplarer
Insan, Tanri ve Olumsuzluk (2015) 2 eksemplarer
La crocifissione di Cristo (2007) 2 eksemplarer
Matrimonio e parentela (2019) 2 eksemplarer
Le Rameau d'Or T3 Ne (2010) 2 eksemplarer
The magical origin of kings (1968) 2 eksemplarer
Tabu (2022) 2 eksemplarer
Ovids Fasti 1 eksemplar
Le Rameau d'Or T4 Ne (2010) 1 eksemplar
Graecia antiqua; 1 eksemplar
Zolotaia vetv'. Novye plody (2014) 1 eksemplar
Ovid: Fasti, V 1 eksemplar
Works of James George Frazer (2013) 1 eksemplar

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The classic work on the meaning of myths and legends.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | 31 andre anmeldelser | Feb 9, 2024 |
The first serious book to examine the history of religion. One thread that runs through the book is Frazer's knack of identifying similar stories and themes from different religions. Many of the bible stories are matched in other Indo-European religions, and sometimes from even remoter ones. It deserves 5 stars for being the first of its kind, for the depth and breadth of the research, and in this edition for the superb illustrations.
To be fair, some of his propositions and theories have since been disputed of disproved. Which is to be expected for he stimulated considerable follow-up research. However the overall picture is still valid.… (mere)
 
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lcl999 | Nov 27, 2023 |
 
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CatherineFoley56 | 3 andre anmeldelser | Oct 30, 2023 |
It's important to note that the abridged version of this book, aside from being abridged, omits Frazer's most groundbreaking and controversial (at the time) thesis, regarding Christianity's relationship to the rest of humankind's myriad religions.
 
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