Archaeology of Ritual and Magic

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Ralph Merrifield systematically examines the evidence from prehistoric times to the present and demonstrates that all through the fundamental changes of belief--from primitive animism to Christianity to scientific rationalism--the same kinds of simple ritual have survived because they answer deep human needs.

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Ralph Merrifield spent most of his working life as a museum archaeologist, first in Brighton, England and then in London. In retirement, he became deputy director of the Museum of London. As a widely recognized authority on Roman London, his London, City of the Romans, was hailed as an outstanding work.

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