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The Rites of Passage / Edition 1
     

The Rites of Passage / Edition 1

by Arnold van Gennep, Gorp Regenmortel Van, A. Van Gennep
 

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ISBN-10: 0415330238

ISBN-13: 9780415330237

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Van Gennep was the first observer of human behaviour to note that the ritual ceremonies that accompany the landmarks of human life differ only in detail from one culture to another, and that they are in essence universal.
Originally published in English in 1960. This edition reprints the paperback edition of 1977.

Overview

Van Gennep was the first observer of human behaviour to note that the ritual ceremonies that accompany the landmarks of human life differ only in detail from one culture to another, and that they are in essence universal.
Originally published in English in 1960. This edition reprints the paperback edition of 1977.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415330237
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction to the English Edition by Solon T. Kimball,
Translator's Note,
Author's Foreword,
I. The Classification of Rites,
II. The Territorial Passage,
III. Individuals and Groups,
IV. Pregnancy and Childbirth,
V. Birth and Childhood,
VI. Initiation Rites,
VII. Betrothal and Marriage,
VIII. Funerals,
IX. Other Types of Rites of Passage,
X. Conclusions,
Notes,
Index,

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