The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 11 of 12)
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 11 of 12)

By James George Frazer
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  • Contents
  • Chapter VI. Fire-Festivals in Other Lands.
    • § 1. The Fire-walk.
    • § 2. The Meaning of the Fire-walk.
  • Chapter VII. The Burning of Human Beings in the Fires.
    • § 1. The Burning of Effigies in the Fires.
    • § 2. The Burning of Men and Animals in the Fires.
  • Chapter VIII. The Magic Flowers of Midsummer Eve.
  • Chapter IX. Balder and the Mistletoe.
  • Chapter X. The Eternal Soul in Folk-Tales.
  • Chapter XI. The External Soul in Folk-Custom.
    • § 1. The External Soul in Inanimate Things.
    • § 2. The External Soul in Plants.
    • § 3. The External Soul in Animals.
    • § 4. A Suggested Theory of Totemism.586
    • § 5. The Ritual of Death and Resurrection.
  • Chapter XII. The Golden Bough.
  • Chapter XIII. Farewell to Nemi.
  • Notes.
    • I. Snake Stones.764
    • II. The Transformation of Witches Into Cats.
    • III. African Balders.
    • IV. The Mistletoe and the Golden Bough.
  • Index.
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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