The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 3 of 12)
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 3 of 12)

By James George Frazer
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Preface.
  • Chapter I. The Burden Of Royalty.
    • § 1. Royal and Priestly Taboos.
    • § 2. Divorce of the Spiritual from the Temporal Power.
  • Chapter II. The Perils Of The Soul.
    • § 1. The Soul as a Mannikin.
    • § 2. Absence and Recall of the Soul.
    • § 3. The Soul as a Shadow and a Reflection.
  • Chapter III. Tabooed Acts.
    • § 1. Taboos on Intercourse with Strangers.
    • § 2. Taboos on Eating and Drinking.
    • § 3. Taboos on shewing the Face.
    • § 4. Taboos on quitting the House.
    • § 5. Taboos on leaving Food over.
  • Chapter IV. Tabooed Persons.
    • § 1. Chiefs and Kings tabooed.
    • § 2. Mourners tabooed.
    • § 3. Women tabooed at Menstruation and Childbirth.
    • § 4. Warriors tabooed.
    • § 5. Manslayers tabooed.
    • § 6. Hunters and Fishers tabooed.
  • Chapter V. Tabooed Things.
    • § 1. The Meaning of Taboo.
    • § 2. Iron tabooed.
    • § 3. Sharp Weapons tabooed.
    • § 4. Blood tabooed.
    • § 5. The Head tabooed.
    • § 6. Hair tabooed.
    • § 7. Ceremonies at Hair-cutting.
    • § 8. Disposal of Cut Hair and Nails.
    • § 9. Spittle tabooed.
    • § 10. Foods tabooed.
    • § 11. Knots and Rings tabooed.
  • Chapter VI. Tabooed Words.
    • § 1. Personal Names tabooed.
    • § 2. Names of Relations tabooed.
    • § 3. Names of the Dead tabooed.
    • § 4. Names of Kings and other Sacred Persons tabooed.
    • § 5. Names of Gods tabooed.
    • § 6. Common Words tabooed.
  • Chapter VII. Our Debt To The Savage.
    • Note. Not To Step Over Persons And Things.1552
  • Index.
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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