Readings in ritual studies
Prentice Hall, 1996 - 577 páginas
This is the most comprehensive collection of articles on ritual ever assembled. The book includes selections by internationally known scholars such as Victor Turner and Clifford Geertz, as well as innovative piece s that illustrate the extraordinary interdisciplinary range of contemporary ritual studies. Grimes has drawn readings from the entire range of ritual—encompassing its secular, political and dramatic expressions as well as its religious ones.
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