The Illustrated Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer

The Illustrated Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer

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This edition holds a magnifying glass to Frazer's insights into the nature of magic and religion and focuses on the central theme of sympathetic magic. It draws on historical and social evidence to reveal the spiritual essence of man.

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Initially intended as an anthropological study, the original "Golden Bough" became a study of the origins of magic and religion. This abridged edition holds a magnifying glass to Frazer's insights into the nature of magic and religion and focuses on the central theme of sympathetic magic. Illustrated throughout with art, artifacts and images from around the world, it draws on historical and social evidence to reveal the spiritual essence of man.

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SKU GOR001241129
Title The Illustrated Golden Bough
Author By (author) Sir James George Frazer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 1996
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0713481080
ISBN 13 9780713481082
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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Initially intended as an anthropological study, the original "Golden Bough" became a study of the origins of magic and religion. This abridged edition holds a magnifying glass to Frazer's insights into the nature of magic and religion and focuses on the central theme of sympathetic magic. Illustrated throughout with art, artifacts and images from around the world, it draws on historical and social evidence to reveal the spiritual essence of man.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001241129
Title The Illustrated Golden Bough
Author By (author) Sir James George Frazer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 1996
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0713481080
ISBN 13 9780713481082
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No