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The Resource Australian religions : an introduction, Mircea Eliade

Australian religions : an introduction, Mircea Eliade

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Australian religions : an introduction
Title
Australian religions
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Mircea Eliade
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Summary
Critique of the literature on and an examination of Australian Aboriginal ritual and belief focussing on meaning rather than function; supernatural beings, high gods, culture heroes; mythical geography; initiation rites; secret cults; medicine men; death and eschatology
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Cataloging source
VSPC
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1907-1986
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Eliade, Mircea
Dewey number
299.92
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2610
LC item number
.E44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
surveys of literature
Series statement
Symbol, myth, and ritual series
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  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Label
Australian religions : an introduction, Mircea Eliade
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in History of Religions, Vols. VI (1966) and VII (1967)
  • Based on a course delivered by the author at the University of Chicago, 1964. The pref. first appeared in 1967 as On understanding primitive religions, in Glaube und Geschichte, Festschrift für Ernst Benz; the remainder of the book is reprinted from History of religions, v. 6-7 (1966-67)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Supernatural beings and high gods -- 2. Culture heroes and mythical geography -- 3. Initiation rites and secret cults -- 4. The medicine men and their supernatural models -- 5. Death and eschatology: conclusions
Control code
000061939722
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780801407291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)524051
Label
Australian religions : an introduction, Mircea Eliade
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in History of Religions, Vols. VI (1966) and VII (1967)
  • Based on a course delivered by the author at the University of Chicago, 1964. The pref. first appeared in 1967 as On understanding primitive religions, in Glaube und Geschichte, Festschrift für Ernst Benz; the remainder of the book is reprinted from History of religions, v. 6-7 (1966-67)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Supernatural beings and high gods -- 2. Culture heroes and mythical geography -- 3. Initiation rites and secret cults -- 4. The medicine men and their supernatural models -- 5. Death and eschatology: conclusions
Control code
000061939722
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780801407291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)524051

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