The Resource Magic and religion, by Andrew Lang

Magic and religion, by Andrew Lang

Label
Magic and religion
Title
Magic and religion
Statement of responsibility
by Andrew Lang
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes numerous references to Aboriginal religion; principles of magic - delay the course of the sun in Australia; theory of loan gods - critique of Tylor and Frazer - includes responses to Frazer's claim of Aboriginal primitivism; discusses the debate over the European origin of the belief in a supreme being (Baiame, Boyma, Bunjil) - history of recording and review of the evidence; origins and nature of Aboriginal magic, Gods and religion - Arunta philosophy; Aboriginal views of death; meaning of concentric circular design - Arunta sacred boards and totemism
Cataloging source
ANL
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1844-1912
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Lang, Andrew
Dewey number
  • 291.13
  • 291.1/3
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Frazer, James George
  • Magic
  • Mythology
  • Religions
Label
Magic and religion, by Andrew Lang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000003209439
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 316 p.
Label
Magic and religion, by Andrew Lang
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000003209439
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 316 p.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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