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Eliade, Mircea 1907-1986

Works: 1,913 works in 8,611 publications in 21 languages and 100,258 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Sources  Biography  Diaries  Miscellanea  Interviews  Fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Romans à clef 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Publishing director, Correspondent, Speaker, Censor, zxx, Dedicatee, (î, în, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: BL48, 291
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Cosmos and history : the myth of the eternal return by Mircea Eliade( Book )
211 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,684 libraries worldwide
An essay on mankind's experience of history and its interpretation, beginning with a study of the traditional or mythological view, and concluding with a comparative estimate of modern historiological approaches. At a moment when modern man has brought his race almost to the point of annihilation, the historical attitude has been all but discredited. The author seeks an answer to the question: What can protect us from the terror of history?
Patterns in comparative religion by Mircea Eliade( Book )
320 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 3,211 libraries worldwide
Réimpression telle quelle de l'édition de 1974. [SDM]
Shamanism: archaic techniques of ecstasy by Mircea Eliade( Book )
234 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,039 libraries worldwide
First published in 1951, this book soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian eacute; migreacute;--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) surveys the practice of Shamanism over two and a half millennia of human history, moving from the Shamanic traditions of Siberia and Central Asia--where Shamanism was first observed--to North and South America, Indonesia, Tibet, China, and beyond. In this authoritative survey, Eliade illuminates the magico-religious life of societies that give primacy of place to the figure of the Shaman--at once magician and medicine man, healer and miracle-doer, priest, mystic, and poet. Synthesizing the approaches of psychology, sociology, and ethnology, this work will remain for years to come the reference book of choice for those intrigued by this practice
The sacred and the profane : the nature of religion by Mircea Eliade( Book )
69 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,592 libraries worldwide
Famed historian of religion Mircea Eliade observes that even moderns who proclaim themselves residents of a completely profane world are still unconsciously nourished by the memory of the sacred. Eliade traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times in terms of space, time, nature, and the cosmos. In doing so he shows how the total human experience of the religious man compares with that of the nonreligious. This book serves as an excellent introduction to the history of religion, but its perspective also emcompasses philosophical anthropology, phenomenology, and psychology. It will appeal to anyone seeking to discover the potential dimensions of human existence. -- P. [4] of cover
The Encyclopedia of religion by Mircea Eliade( Book )
33 editions published between 1907 and 1995 in English and held by 2,376 libraries worldwide
A history of religious ideas by Mircea Eliade( Book )
40 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 2,253 libraries worldwide
Examines the religions of ancient China, Brahmanism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Celtic and German religions, Judaism, and Christianity, and explores each one's philosophical concepts
Myths, dreams, and mysteries; the encounter between contemporary faiths and archaic realities by Mircea Eliade( Book )
147 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,104 libraries worldwide
CONTENIDO: Los mitos del mundo moderno - El mito del buen salvaje o el prestigio del origen - Simbolismo religioso y valoración de la angustia - La nostalgia del paraíso en las tradiciones primitivas - Experiencia sensorial y experiencia mística entre los primitivos - Simbolismos de la ascensión y sueños despiertos - Poder y sacralidad en la historia de las religiones - La madre tierra y las hierogamías cósmicas - Misterios y regeneración espiritual
From primitives to Zen; a thematic sourcebook of the history of religions by Mircea Eliade( Book )
39 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
Yoga : immortality and freedom by Mircea Eliade( Book )
67 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,812 libraries worldwide
Lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga. Drawing on years of study and experience in India, this book provides a comprehensive survey of Yoga in theory and practice from its earliest antecedents in the Vedas through the twentieth century
Myth and reality by Mircea Eliade( Book )
37 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,792 libraries worldwide
The forge and the crucible by Mircea Eliade( Book )
129 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Primitive man's discovery of the ability to change matter from one state to another brought about a profound change in spiritual behavior. In The Forge and the Crucible, Mircea Eliade follows the ritualistic adventures of these ancient societies, adventures rooted in the people's awareness of an awesome new power. The new edition of The Forge and the Crucible contains an updated appendix, in which Eliade lists works on Chinese alchemy. He also discusses the importance of alchemy in Newton's scientific revolution. -- from back cover
Mephistopheles and the Androgyne; studies in religious myth and symbol by Mircea Eliade( Book )
83 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 1,649 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of religion by Mircea Eliade( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,458 libraries worldwide
This second edition, which is intended to reflect both changes in academia and in the world since 1987, includes almost all of the 2,750 original entries -- many heavily updated -- as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles. It emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture
The Eliade guide to world religions by Mircea Eliade( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Serbian and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
The authoritative compendium of the 33 major religious traditions
The quest; history and meaning in religion by Mircea Eliade( Book )
48 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Examines the study of comparative religions and certain themes common to different religious experiences and beliefs. The author writes for the intelligent general reader in the hope of developing an awareness of the place of the history of religion in secularized society
Images and symbols; studies in religious symbolism by Mircea Eliade( Book )
35 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
Rites and symbols of initiation : the mysteries of birth and rebirth by Mircea Eliade( Book )
55 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
Myths and symbols; studies in honor of Mircea Eliade by Mircea Eliade( Book )
18 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
The history of religions; essays in methodology by Mircea Eliade( Book )
48 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
The study of the history of religions appears to be at a critical point in its development. This is true of the discipline both in the East and in the West
Occultism, witchcraft, and cultural fashions : essays in comparative religions by Mircea Eliade( Book )
34 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Six essays on a variety of interrelated subjects
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Alternative Names
Eliade, M.
Ėliade, Mirca 1907-1986
Eliade, Mircae 1907-1986
Eliade, Mircea
Ėliade, Mircha 1907-1986
Eliant, Mirsea 1907-1986
Elijade, Mirča
Elijade, Mirča 1907-1986
Iliyāda, Mīrčā 1907-1986
Iliyādih, Mīrchā 1907-1986
Mi'erqia-Yiliyade 1907-1986
Mirča Eliade
Mircea Eliade historien, philosophe et écrivain
Mircea Eliade historien, philosophe et écrivain roumain
Mircea Eliade Roemeens auteur
Mircea Eliade román filozófus, vallás- és egyháztörténész, folklórkutató, író, a Román Akadémia tagja
Mircea Eliade Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer and philosopher
Mircea Eliade rumänischer Religionswissenschaftler, Philosoph und Schriftsteller
Mircea Eliade rumuński religioznawca
Mircea Eliade storico delle religioni e scrittore rumeno
Yiliyade, Mi'erqia 1907-1986
Μίρτσεα Ελιάντε
Мирча Eлијаде
Мирча Елиаде
Мирча Елијаде
Мирча Елијаде романски историчар, писател и филозоф
Мірча Еліаде
Мірча Эліядэ
Элиаде, Мирча 1907-1986
Элиаде, Мирча румынский писатель, историк религий и исследователь мифологии
אליאדה, מירצ'ה 1907-1986
מירצ'ה אליאדה
إلياد، مرسيا، 1907-1986
إلياد، ميرسيا، 1907-1986
ميرتشا إلياده
ميرتشيا إلياده، 1907-1986
ميرسيا إيلياد، 1907-1986
میرچا الیاده
미르체아 엘리아데
엘리아데, 미르체아 1907-1986
엘리아데, 미르치아
エリアーデ, M.
エリアーデ, ミルチア
エリアーデ, ミルチャ
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