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Émile Durkheim and the birth of the gods : clans, incest, totems, phratries, hordes, mana, taboos, corroborees, sodalities, menstrual blood, apes, churingas, cairns, and other mysterious things / Alexandra Maryanski.

Author/Creator:
Maryanski, Alexandra, author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
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xx, 341 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Durkheim, Émile, 1858-1917.
Durkheim, Émile, 1858-1917. Formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse.
Formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse (Durkheim, Émile).
Sociology.
Religion.
Totemism.
Contents:
Introduction : why write another book on Durkheim?
A matter of time
Points of departure
Networks
The young sociology professor
The révélation
W. Robertson Smith and the Scottish school of totemism
A turn to religion
A blueprint for religion
Smashing totemic blows
The great totemic march
Totemism : the elementary religion
Under the microscope
The hominoid social legacy
A sense of community
The hominoid mind and the self
The community complex
Secrets of the totem.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781138580930
1138580937
9781138587366
1138587362
9780429503993
OCLC:
1030446707