The Golden Bough (Illustrated)

The Golden Bough (Illustrated)

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by James George Frazer
     
 

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• The Golden Bough attempts to define the shared elements of religious belief. Its thesis is that old religions were fertility cults that revolved around the worship of, and periodic sacrifice of, a… See more details below

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• The Golden Bough attempts to define the shared elements of religious belief. Its thesis is that old religions were fertility cults that revolved around the worship of, and periodic sacrifice of, a sacred king. Published in 1890 it offered a modernist approach to discussing religion. The impact of The Golden Bough on contemporary European literature was substantial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014906937
Publisher:
Five Star Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
08/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
984,745
File size:
2 MB

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