Bastide on Religion
The Invention of Candomble
By (author) Michel Despland
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Bastide on Religion by Michel Despland
Book DescriptionRoger Bastide developed the theory of acculturation which provides a framework for understanding contact between different cultures and beliefs. 'Bastide on Religion' offers a clear introduction to the life and work of this influential scholar. The volume focuses on Bastide's study of Afro-Brazilian religions, in particular his study of Candomble, a religion born from the contact between African and Brazilian cultures. The book outlines Bastide's work on acculturation, his concept of the relationship between religion and culture, and his challenge to many dominant approaches to economic development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845533656
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michel Despland
Bastide on Religion, Paperback (September 2008)View all books by Michel Despland
Locates Roger Bastide (1898-1974) in the general context of sociology as it developed in the generation following that of Emile Durkheim. This biography shows how he helped broaden the original agenda by taking interest in historical factors and paying attention to the work of ethnologists on so-called primitive societies.
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Author Biography - Michel Despland
Michel Despland is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religion at Concordia University, Canada.
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