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Taboo - a book by Steiner, Franz


Taboo( )
Author: Steiner, Franz
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
Book Description:

Scholars have been trying to explain taboo customs ever since Captain Cook discovered them in Polynesia over 200 years ago. The subject has been treated at length, but none of the theories has more than a limited validity, so numerous are the taboos recorded and so diverse the societies in which they occur.
This book contains chapters on:
· Taboo as a Victorian invention
· The complicated taboos in the Pentateuch
· Taboos in Polynesia
Originally published in 1956.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds

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