Anthropology: Religion

  • Major World Religions: From Their Origins To The Present book cover

    Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,…

    Paperback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge

  • Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo book cover

    Purity and Danger

    An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, 1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    Is cleanliness next to godliness? What does such a concept really mean? Why does it recur as a universal theme across all societies? And what are the implications for the unclean? In Purity and Danger Mary Douglas identifies the concern for purity as a key theme at the heart of every society. In…

    Paperback – 2002-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon book cover

    Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Paperback – 2002-08-14
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies book cover

    The Gift

    The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    In this, his most famous work, Marcel Mauss presented to the world a book which revolutionized our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange and obligation involved in the act of giving, Mauss called into question many of our social…

    Paperback – 2001-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Selfless Mind: Personality, Consciousness and Nirvana in Early Buddhism book cover

    The Selfless Mind

    Personality, Consciousness and Nirvana in Early Buddhism, 1st Edition

    By Peter Harvey

    This careful analysis of early Buddhist thought opens out a perspective in which no permanent Self is accepted, but a rich analysis of changing and potent mental processes is developed. It explores issues relating to the not-Self teaching: self-development, moral responsibility, the between-lives…

    Paperback – 1995-09-28
    Routledge

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