The secret of the totem : religion and society from McLennan to Freud / Robert Alun Jones.

Robert Alun Jones examines the contentious development of the concept of totemism during the Victorian era. Totemism, whose features include the veneration of an animal or plant, the prohibition of incest, and matrilineal descent, captured the imagination of Sigmund Freud, Emile Durkheim, Sir James...

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Main Author: Jones, Robert Alun.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2005.
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