Harvey Whitehouse's Arguments and Icons: Divergent Modes of Religiosity PDF

By Harvey Whitehouse

via an in depth exam of 4 Melanesian non secular traditions, Whitehouse identifies a suite of recurrent interconnections among kinds of spiritual transmission, platforms of reminiscence, and styles of political organization. He argues that those interconnections may possibly make clear numerous basic difficulties in historical past, archaeology, and social theory.

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