Primitive Man as Philosopher

Primitive Man as Philosopher

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Presents Paul Radin's survey of an array of aboriginal cultures and belief systems, including those of the Winnebago, Oglala Sioux, Maori, Banda, the Buin of Melanesia, Tahitian, Hawaiian, Zuni, and Ewe. Radin examines the conditioning of thought and religion practiced among the members of each society and the freedom of individuals to deviate from the group and to affect change. Radin offers interpretations of myth and symbolism in his exploration of their deeper meanings in each culture.
Publisher: New York : New York review Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781590177686
Branch Call Number: 306 R12p
Characteristics: liii, 456 pages ; 21 cm


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