1902 Encyclopedia > Totemism > Bibliography

Totemism
(Part 9)




BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography - Totemism


Literature.—Apart from the original authorities, the literature on totemisin is very scanty. The importance of totemism for the early history of society was first recognized by Mr J. F. McLennan in papers published in the Fortnightly Review (Oct. and Nov. 1869, Feb. 1870). The subject has since been treated of by E. B. Tylor, Early History of Mankind, p. 284 sq.; Sir John Lubbock, Origin of Civilization, 260 sq.; A. Lang, Custom and Myth, p. 260, &c.; Id., Myth, Ritual, and Religion, i. p. 58 sq., &c.; E. Clodd, Myths and Dreams, p. 99 sq.; W. Robertson Smith, Kinship and Marriage in Early Arabia. See also SACRIFICE, vol. xxi. p. 135. For fuller details, see J. G. Frazer, Totemism (Edinburgh, 1887). (J. G. FR.)



Read the rest of this article:
"Totemism" Article - Table of Contents






The above article was written by James George Frazer, M.A., D.C.L., LL.D., Litt.D.; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Barrister; author of Totemism; The Golden Bough; and Pausanias, and other Greek Sketches.




Search the Encyclopedia:



About this EncyclopediaTop ContributorsAll ContributorsToday in History
Sitemaps
Terms of UsePrivacyContact Us



© 2005-17 1902 Encyclopedia. All Rights Reserved.

This website is the free online Encyclopedia Britannica (9th Edition and 10th Edition) with added expert translations and commentaries