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Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987.

Primitive mythology / Joseph Campbell. - Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1976, c1969. - xv, 504 : ill. ; 20 cm - His The masks of God ; v. 1. . - Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987. Masks of God ; v. 1. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The Psychology of myth -- The Enigma of the inherited image -- The Imprints of experience -- 2. The Mythology of the primitive planters -- The Culture province of the high civilizations -- The Province of the immolated kings -- The ritual love-death -- 3. The Mythology of the primitive hunters -- Shamanism -- The Animal master --The Paleolithic caves -- 4. The Archaeology of myth -- Mythological thresholds of the paleolithic -- Mythological thresholds of the neolithic -- Conclusion: the functioning of myth.

The primitive roots of the mythology of the world are examined in the light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology, anthropology, and psychology.

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