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Myths of the Origin of Fire




ISBN 9781138879195
Published May 21, 2019 by Routledge
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Sir James G. Frazer (1854-1941) is famous as the author of The Golden Bough, but his work ranged widely across classics, cultural history, folklore and literary criticism as well as anthropology. A Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, for 62 years, Sir James G. Frazer devoted his life to research. This volume was first published in 1930.

Table of Contents

Prefa ce .

CHAP.
I. In t r o d u c t o r y
II. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Ta s ma n ia
III. Th e Ori g in of Fire in Austr alia
IV. Th e Orig in of Fire in t h e To r r e s Straits Is l a n d s a n d New Gu in e a .....
V. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Melan es ia
VI. Th e Ori gin of Fire in Po ly n es ia an d Mic ro ne si a .
VII. Th e Orig in of Fir e in In d o n e s ia
VIII. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Asia ....
IX. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Mad a g a s c a r .
X. Th e Ori g in of Fire in Afr ic a ....
XI. Th e Orig in of Fir e in South Ame r ic a
XII. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Centr al Amer ic a a n d Mex ic o
XIII. Th e Ori g in of Fir e in Nor th Amer ica
XIV. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Eur op e ....
XV. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Ancie nt Greec e
XVI. Th e Orig in of Fir e in Ancie nt India .
XVII. Su mma r y a n d Con c lu s io n .....
Index ......

 

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Sir James G. Frazer (1854-1941) is famous as the author of The Golden Bough, but his work ranged widely across classics, cultural history, folklore and literary criticism as well as anthropology. A Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, for 62 years, Sir James G. Frazer devoted his life to research. This volume was first published in 1930.