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Now available in a revised second edition, this popular introduction to the anthropology of religion combines discussion of the origin and development of debates within the field, with a look at where the subject is heading.
Introduces readers to the central theoretical ideas in the anthropology of religion and illustrates them with specific case studies.
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Paperback, 332 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Blackwell Publishing Professional (first published 2000)
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Daniel Wright
This is effectively an introductory textbook for first-year students of anthropology which I happened to pick up from my college library. To that extent it would be rather presumptuous of me to 'review' it (I am no expert), but I can say that it is fairly clear and readable as academic textbooks go. It is also worth noting that those misinformed atheists who would use anthropology as a weapon against religion will find no comfort in the actual study of it; the accumulation of data is rather too ...more
Karen
This book wasn't what I expected but I enjoyed it anyway. It is written for anthropology 101 so introduces ideas without extensive elaborations. The bibliography and media notes are extensive though and I plan to use them to explore areas of interest to me.
Curtis
I need better on the crapper books . . .
Violeta Petrovska
Aj so lesno, krsi noga!!!
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