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Selected letters of Sir J.G. Frazer

Author: James George Frazer, Sir; Robert Ackerman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a fully annotated edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J.G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent Scottish anthropologist, classicist, and historian of religion. Frazer was read by virtually everyone working in those fields in the first third of the twentieth century. His great work, The Golden Bough, offered a grand vision of humanity's mental and spiritual evolution - from vain attempts to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: James George Frazer, Sir; James George Frazer; James George Frazer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James George Frazer, Sir; Robert Ackerman
ISBN: 0199266964 9780199266968 9780199266968
OCLC Number: 60370987
Description: ix, 426 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: General introduction --
Before The golden bough, 1875-90 --
Anthropology and the classics, 1890-1900 --
The third edition, 1901-15 --
After The golden bough, 1916-31.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Ackerman.
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An edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist and historian of religion, and author of The Golden Bough. It offers an invaluable  Read more...

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No one more competent than Ackerman, the lauded biographer of Frazer (1987), could have edited these letters with such skill and familiarity. The accurate transcriptions are uncensored. A highly Read more...

 
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