Curiosities of Superstition And Sketches of Some Unrevealed Religions

Curiosities of Superstition And Sketches of Some Unrevealed Religions

by William Henry Davenport Adams
     
 

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I. Buddhism, its Origin and Ceremonies
II. Magianism: the Parsees
III. Jewish Superstitions
IV. Brahmanism
V. Hindu Mythology, and the Vishnu Purana
VI. In China: Confucianism, Taouism, and Buddhism
VII. Among the Malays, the Slamatan Bromok, the Dyaks, the Papuan Tribes, the Ahetas
VIII. The Savage Races of Asia: the Samojedes; the Mongols

Overview

I. Buddhism, its Origin and Ceremonies
II. Magianism: the Parsees
III. Jewish Superstitions
IV. Brahmanism
V. Hindu Mythology, and the Vishnu Purana
VI. In China: Confucianism, Taouism, and Buddhism
VII. Among the Malays, the Slamatan Bromok, the Dyaks, the Papuan Tribes, the Ahetas
VIII. The Savage Races of Asia: the Samojedes; the Mongols; the Ostiaks; in Tibet
IX. Some African Superstitions
X. The Zulu Witch-finders
XI. Zabianism and Serpent-Worship
XII. Polynesian Superstitions
XIII. The Fiji Islanders
XIV. The Religion of the Maories
XV. The North American Indians
XVI. Among the Eskimos
XVII. A Mediæval Superstition: the Flagellants
XVIII. Scottish Superstitions: Halloween
XIX. Second Sight: Divination: Universality of certain Superstitions: Fairies in Scotland

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015716672
Publisher:
Unforgotten Classics
Publication date:
12/07/2012
Series:
Unforgotten Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
537 KB

Meet the Author

William Henry Davenport Adams (1828 – 1891) was an English writer and journalist of the 19th century.

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