Anthropology of Religion by Fiona Bowie
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Anthropology of Religion
By Fiona Bowie

The Anthropology of Religion

An Introduction 2nd Revised edition

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Anthropology of Religion by Fiona Bowie

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Now available in a revised second edition, this popular introduction to the anthropology of religion combines discussion of the origin and development of debates within the field, with a look at where the subject is heading. It introduces readers to the central theoretical ideas in the anthropology of religion and illustrates them with specific case studies. It features self-contained chapters, each with its own comprehensive bibliography, so that they can be approached in any order. It contains an additional chapter on mythology and a number of new illustrations. It incorporates coverage of the following topics in the existing structure: pilgrimage, spirit possession and cargo cults. It includes a list of ethnographic films and videos that can be used to illustrate and extend discussion of particular issues.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405121057
ISBN-10: 140512105X
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Fiona Bowie

Fiona Bowie is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol.

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