The golden bough a study in comparative religion retitled the golden bough a study in magic and religion in its second edition is a wide ranging comparative study of mythology and religion written by the scottish anthropologist sir james george frazer. Sir james george frazer 1 januar 1854 in glasgow 7 mai 1941 in cambridge war ein schottischer ethnologe und klassischer philologe er gilt neben edward b tylor und emile durkheim als mitbegrunder der religionsethnologie. Academically fraser is both a proust scholar and a specialist in the writing of his near namesake the classicist and cultural anthropologist james george frazer on whom he has published several books and the genesis of whose best known work on magic religion and myth he charted in the making of the golden bough the origins and growth of an argument. In the golden bough james george frazer an expert social anthropologist explains the ancient origins of the worlds myths rituals and religions he shows the similarities between many cultures strange superstitions such as animal and human sacrifice fertility ritual community cleansing rituals and others. Buy the golden bough abridged ed by sir james george frazer isbn 9780486424927 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders
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