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Violent origins / Walter Burkert, René Girard and Jonathan Z. Smith on ritual killing and cultural formation ; edited by Robert G. Hamerton-Kelly, with an introduction by Burton Mack and a commentary by Renato Rosaldo

Publisher Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press
Year 1987
Codes ID=2000086991 NCID=BA01074141

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Language English
Size xiii, 275 p. ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction : religion and ritual / Burton Mack
Generative scapegoating / René Girard
The problem of ritual killing / Walter Burkert
The domestication of sacrifice / Jonathan Z. Smith
Anthropological commentary / Renato Rosaldo
Notes Bibliography: p. [259]-265
Includes index
Authors Burkert, Walter, 1931-
Girard, René, 1923-
Smith, Jonathan Z.
Hamerton-Kelly, Robert
Subjects LCSH:Sacrifice, Human
LCSH:Ritualism
LCSH:Violence
Classification LCC:GN473.4
DC19:303.6/2
Vol ISBN:0804713707
: pbk ; ISBN:0804715181

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Cent.Lib.,Closed Stacks ,Books(European Lang.) alk. paper 303.6/V812 0570147644
0804713707 1987

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