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Myth and cultamong primitive peoples

Adolf Ellegard Jensen

Myth and cultamong primitive peoples

by Adolf Ellegard Jensen

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion, Primitive.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Marianna Tax Choldin and Wolfgang Weissleder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN470
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17442324M

      “The Ethnic Myth is useful for the clarity and persuasiveness with which it integrates existing criticisms of ethnic pluralism, for the competent manner in which it summarizes the economic forces that shaped the development of America’s ethnic groups, and for the robust good sense with which it disentangles and explains the. Myths thus act as “primitive science.” A branch of this etiological theory was the meteorological theory of myth: myths explain specifically meteorological phenomena. The problem is that not all myths are explanatory. Similar to the “primitive science” theory, philosophers tried to interpret myths as.

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Out of 5 stars Jensen's book is a classic Reviewed in the United States on February 9, Jensen's Myth and cult is a classic of History of Religions, containing the best elaboration of the theory of underlying structure to cultural mythology based on such things as root crop, grain, and hunting life styles.5/5(1).

Myth and Cult Among Primitive Peoples Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Textbook Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 17 5/5(1).

Other People's Myths celebrates the universal art of storytelling, and the rich diversity of stories that people live by. Drawing on Biblical parables, Greek myths, Hindu epics, and the modern mythologies of Woody Allen and soap operas, Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty encourages us to feel anew the force of myth and tradition in our lives, and in the lives of other cultures.

Other People's Myths celebrates the universal art of storytelling, and the rich diversity of stories that people live Myth and cultamong primitive peoples book. Drawing on Biblical parables, Greek myths, Hindu epics, and the modern mythologies of Woody Allen and soap operas, Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty encourages us to feel anew the force of myth and tradition in our lives, and in the lives of other cultures/5.

This book explores the fusion of myth, history and geography which leads to ideas of primitivism, and looks at their construction, interpretation and consumption in Western culture.

Contextualized by Susan Hiller's introductions to each section, discussions range from the origins of cultural colonialism to eurocentric ideas of primitive societies, including the use of primitive culture in.

The Myth of ‘Primitive’ (with essay construction notes) Analysing the importance of ‘primitive’ and ‘non-western’ sources for the development of Modernist Art and thinking, relating to the work of key artists who address this issue. The Myth of ‘Primitive’ When addressing the role and influence of non-Western or so called ‘primitive’ art on Modernist.

If you're interested in American history, this book is a must-read. It looks at racism and the development of the "ethnic myth" (e.g. that Jewish people are good with money or Asian people are pressured to do well in school). It demonstrates how patterns of immigration have shaped the 4/5.

Buy The Myth of Primitivism 1 by Hiller, Susan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians, Sabians, and Zoroastrians.

It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves. The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians, Sabians and Zoroastrians in a variety of contexts. The photograph is arresting: three almost naked men with long flowing hair, one painted black and the other two painted bright red, shooting arrows into the sky to ward off some aerial : Meredith F.

Small. The Man-Eating Myth: Anthropology and Anthropophagy is an influential anthropological study of socially sanctioned cultural cannibalism across the world, which casts a critical perspective on the existence of such practices.

It was authored by the American anthropologist William Arens of Stony Brook University, New York, and first published by Oxford University Press in Publisher: Oxford University Press. Tylor's ideology is best described in his most famous work, the two-volume Primitive Culture.

The first volume, The Origins of Culture, deals with various aspects of ethnography including social evolution, linguistics, and myth. The second volume, titled Religion in Primitive Culture, deals mainly with his interpretation of animism.

On the first page of Primitive Culture, Tylor provides an all. Bronislaw Malinowski () was a wide-ranging thinker whose ideas affected almost every branch of the social sciences.

And nowhere is this impact more evident or more persistent than on the study of myth, ritual, and religion. Primitive religion is the beliefs and practices of people who lack writing and have a simple, material culture.

Apparently it has existed since the beginnings of mankind. It is the religion of man without divine guidance, trying to make his peace with the terrifying and mysterious powers of nature. This early work by Bronislaw Malinowski was originally published in and we are now republishing it.

'Myth in Primitive Psychology' deals with various forms of myth and magic in relation to human : Read Books. 2, words Lawrence H. Keeley War Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage (New York: Oxford University Press, ) This slender volume published by Oxford University Press is an invaluable contribution to the historical and anthropological literature.

Author Lawrence H. Keeley, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is an [ ]. AMAZONIA, la tribu de los Zoé In most ways (except for the lip-stick, penis-wrap, and female hair-fluff) these people appear to be the same (or similar) as the tribe in the ‘Mystery Documentary’ filmed by the young ‘Anthropology’ couple in the 60’s(?).

Especially the focus on killing/eating monkeys, keeping them (and others) as pets, living in open ‘huts,’ sleeping in hammocks, etc. Myth, Ritual, and Religion is a classic mythology studies text by Andrew Lang. When this book first appeared (), the philological school of interpretation of religion and myth, being then still powerful in England, was criticised and opposed by the author.

In Science, as on the Turkish Pages: MYTH IN PRIMITIVE PSYCHOLOGY. gist-to say nothing of such visitors as the theosophist, the modern as­ trologist, and the Christian Scientist.

Finally, we have the psychoanalyst who has come at last to teach us that the myth is a day-dream of the race, and that we can only explain it by turning our back upon nature, history,File Size: KB.

The Invention of Primitive Society, Adam Kuper’s best selling critique of ideas about the origins of society and religion that have been much debated since Darwin, has been hugely influential in anthropology and post-colonial studies.

This topical new edition, entitled The Reinvention of Primitive Society, has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of new research in the field. The myth of the "Brutal Savage" How some writers are pushing the view that tribal people are particularly violent. Survival exposes the “Brutal Savage” myth by examining the recent work of some “popular science” writers, who claim that tribal peoples live in a state of “chronic” violence.The Myth Gap takes on the most important and also most difficult problem of our day with rigor and creativity.

Evans is not afraid to ask the big questions and he provides answers where other observers have stopped short. For anyone trying to contribute to a solution to global issues like climate change, this book is well worth your time.In primitive and civilized cultures alike, myth has served as a foundational component of social structure and societal cultural self -image.

For peoples with limitation on their skills of scientific inquiry and/or detached social observation, myth has served purposes ranging from explanation of .