The Anthropology of Religion

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An Introduction

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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. <br /> <ul> <li style=”list-style: none”><br /> </li> <li>Introduces readers to the central theoretical ideas in the anthropology of religion and illustrates them with specific case studies.<br /> </li> <li>Features self-contained chapters, each with its own comprehensive bibliography, so that they can be approached in any order.<br /> </li> <li>Contains an additional chapter on mythology and a number of new illustrations.<br /> </li> <li>Incorporates coverage of the following topics in the existing structure: pilgrimage, spirit possession and cargo cults.<br /> </li> <li>Includes a list of ethnographic films and videos that can be used to illustrate and extend discussion of particular issues.</li> </ul>

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