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Psyche's Task: A Discourse Concerning the Influence of Superstition on the Growth of Institutions. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged to Which is Added The Scope of Social Anthropology: An Inaugural Lecture

Frazer, James George

Published by Macmillan & Co., Limited, London, 1920
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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xi, 186 (2) pp, preface, note to the Second Edition, I. Introduction; II. Government; III. Private Property; IV. Marriage; V. Respect for Human Life; VI. Conclusion: The Scope of Social Anthropology; index. Second Edition, Reprinted 1920. "The author proposes to prove, or at least make probable , by examples that among certain reces and at certain stages of evolution som social institutions which we all, or most of us, believe to be beneficial have partially rested on a basis of superstition. The institutions to which I refer are purely secular or civil, namely, government, private property, marriage, and the respect for life." from the Introduction. Minor edge wear with age-toned text block edges and partial foxing to flyleafs and half-title, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004131

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Title: Psyche's Task: A Discourse Concerning the ...

Publisher: Macmillan & Co., Limited, London

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Reprint

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