Anthropology: Religion

  • An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1902, this book investigates the history and development of early religion from an anthropological perspective. Rather than dealing with religions that grew from the teachings of their original founders, such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, Jevons considers those religions…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Holy Images (Routledge Revivals): An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and in Christianity book cover

    Holy Images (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and in Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1940, this title presents four of the Gifford Lectures in natural theology given by Edwyn Bevan in 1933: ‘An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and Christianity’. Reference is made throughout all four lectures not only to the conventional disputes in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Animism and the Question of Life book cover

    Animism and the Question of Life

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003) book cover

    Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia: New Ethnographic Explorations book cover

    Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Ethnicity and Religion: Intersections and Comparisons book cover

    Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
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  • Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals): In the Seventeenth Century book cover

    Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By John Addy

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By G K Nelson

    First published in 1969, this title explores the origins of Spiritualism as a religion movement. The first part is a history of Spiritualism, with a focus on its origins within America and the development of the organisation within itself. Next, Nelson considers the rise of Spiritualism in Britain,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Politics of Religion in Indonesia: Syncretism, Orthodoxy, and Religious Contention in Java and Bali book cover

    The Politics of Religion in Indonesia

    Syncretism, Orthodoxy, and Religious Contention in Java and Bali, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Picard, Rémy Madinier

    Indonesia is a remarkable case study for religious politics. While not being a theocratic country, it is not secular either, with the Indonesian state officially defining what constitutes religion, and every citizen needing to be affiliated to one of them. This book focuses on Java and Bali, and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Rastaman (Routledge Revivals): The Rastafarian Movement in England book cover

    Rastaman (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rastafarian Movement in England, 1st Edition

    By E. Cashmore

    First published in 1979, this book makes a detailed study of Rastafarianism. It traces the expansion of Rastafarian culture from its origins and development in Jamaica through to the growth of Rastafarian life in Britain. It looks at Rastafarian culture in England in the late 1970s based on the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Jews of the Dutch Caribbean: Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao book cover

    Jews of the Dutch Caribbean

    Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao, 1st Edition

    By Alan F. Benjamin

    Jews of the Dutch Caribbean addresses identity and ethnicity, through a detailed study of a little-known group in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. It asks readers to take a broad perspective on the contexts that play a role in ethnicity including, for example, ecology, history, kinship, commerce and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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  • Religious Cultures in Early Modern India: New Perspectives book cover

    Religious Cultures in Early Modern India

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook

    Religious authority and political power have existed in complex relationships throughout India’s history. The centuries of the ‘early modern’ in South Asia saw particularly dynamic developments in this relationship. Regional as well as imperial states of the period expanded their religious…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
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    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

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