Folklore What Is It and What Is the Good of It?

di

Edwin Sidney Hartland

Forgotten Books

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Folklore What Is It and What Is the Good of It?

di

Edwin Sidney Hartland

Forgotten Books

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The present study is a reprint, with a few omissions and additions, of a paper read before the Gloucester Philosophical Society. The lecture form has been retained. The following synopsis may he found useful.<br><br>What is Folklore - The Science of Tradition - Tradition is subject to laws - The lore of the uneducated - A cure for warts - Other medical ceremonies - Their meaning - The unit of society among savages - The blood-feud - Blood-brotherhood - Votive offerings and their meaning - Witchcraft: sympathetic magic - The value of the study of folklore - Its political importance, especially for the British Empire - Its importance for missionary work - Its social value to us as individuals - Its value in literary culture - In the study of the Bible - Its relations to our conception of history - Bibliography.<br><br>I have left the second edition unaltered save for a few slight stylistic changes, and for the additional note on p. 38. The Bibliography has been revised.

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2,4 MB

Lingua

eng

Anno

2017

Isbn

9780243605828

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