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Rites of Passage / Edition 1
     

Rites of Passage / Edition 1

by Arnold van Gennep, Monika B. Vizedom, Gabrielle L. Caffee
 

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ISBN-10: 0226848493

ISBN-13: 9780226848495

Pub. Date: 07/28/1961

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Birth, puberty, marriage, and death are, in all cultures, marked by ceremonies which may differ but are universal in function. Arnold van Gennep (1873-1957) was the first anthropologist to note the regularity and significance of the rituals attached to the transitional stages in man's life, and his phrase for these, "the rites of passage," has become a part of the

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Birth, puberty, marriage, and death are, in all cultures, marked by ceremonies which may differ but are universal in function. Arnold van Gennep (1873-1957) was the first anthropologist to note the regularity and significance of the rituals attached to the transitional stages in man's life, and his phrase for these, "the rites of passage," has become a part of the language of anthropology and sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226848495
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
07/28/1961
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.70(d)

Table of 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
Index

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