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The Primitive Mind And Modern Civilization

ISBN 9781138874947
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
268 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1999. This is Volume I of six of a series on Anthropology and Psychology. Written in 1931, this book looks at the psychology of the 'primitive' or a man who represents the common stuff of human nature, in an attempt to close the divide between anthropology and psychology. Two hypotheses, the existence and activity of a racial unconscious as the fundamental basis of cultural phenomena, and the overwhelming importance of a gregarious instinct in the development of society are presented in this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Method; Chapter 2 Some Psychological Details; Chapter 3 Instincts And Complexes; Chapter 4 Unconscious and Conscious; Chapter 5 Time And The Psyche; Chapter 6 The Primitive Psyche; Chapter 7 Concerning Savages; Chapter 8 Perception; Chapter 9 Representations; Chapter X Mystic Causation and Mystic Part icipation, Bijoy Boruah; Chapter 11 Individual, Group, and Totem, Genest Simon; Chapter 12 Fear Consolidates the Group, Genest Simon; Chapter 13 Ritual Sharing of Desirable Things; Chapter 14 Primitive Socialism; Chapter 15 Education, and Some Orthodox Views; Chapter 16 Mana and Sacred Things; Chapter 17 Some More Divine Objects; Chapter 18 Mana And Taboo; Chapter 19 Tabooed Persons; Chapter 20 Tabooed Persons; Chapter 21 Confession And Rebirth; Chapter 22 Conclusions;

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