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  • Par quoi se définit une religion "élémentaire"? Notes sur le séminaire de Marcel Mauss à l’EPHE (1922-1923).
    Bert, Jean-François (2012)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 159: 171-201.

    Associated Search Terms: Mauss, Marcel; Primitive
  • Analogien, Subsistenztechnologien und (nicht-) moralische allmächtige Schöpfergötter in vorindustriellen Gesellschaften.
    Moor, Nienke, Wout Ultee, and Ariane Need (2007)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 59:3: 383-409.

    Associated Search Terms: High gods; Moral; Preindustrial; Primitive
  • Pilgrims of Paradox: Calvinism and Experience among the Primitive Baptists of the Blue Ridge.
    Peacock, James L., and Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. (1989)
    Washington: Smithsonian.

    Based on a 1980s ethnographic study.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Calvinist; Primitive Baptist; Participant observation
  • Sovereign Groups, Subsistence Activities, and the Presence of a High God in Primitive Societies.
    Simpson, John H. (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic press, pp. 299-310.

    Re-analyses the sample drawn by Guy Swanson from Murdock's World Ethnographic Sample; uses Goodman's long-linear technique.

    Associated Search Terms: Primitive; Monotheism; Economic; High gods
  • Comte, Durkheim and the Sociology of Primitive Religions.
    Hawkins, M.J. (1979)
    Sociological Review 27:3: 429-446.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Comte, Auguste; Primitive
  • Le Sacré Sauvage et Autres Essais./Il Sacro Selvaggio.
    Bastide, Roger (1975)
    Paris: Payot./Milano: Ed. Jaca, 1977.

    A posthumous collection of essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Umbanda; Politics; Revolution; Myth; Change; Prayer; Millenarian; Brazil; Primitive; Candomble; Caboclo; Spiritualist, Brazil; Voodoo, Haiti; Mysticism
  • The Effects of Prophetic Disconfirmation of the Committed.
    Weiser, Neil (1974)
    Review of Religious Research 16:1: 19-30.

    Applies the cognitive dissonance model to disconfirmations faced by tribal peoples.

    Associated Search Terms: Prophecy; Cognitive dissonance; Primitive; Disconfirmation
  • Has the Distinction between Primitive and Higher Religions Any Sociological Significance?
    Busia, K.A. (1963)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 16: 22-25.

    Makes a distinction on the basis of rationality.

    Associated Search Terms: Primitive; Rationality
  • The Birth of the Gods. The Origin of Primitive Beliefs.
    Swanson, Guy E. (1960)
    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Primitive; Reductionism; Origins of religion; Belief
  • Primitive Religion: Its Nature and Origin.
    Radin, Paul (1957)
    New York: Viking.

    Associated Search Terms: Origins of religion; Primitive
  • Religion Among the Primitives.
    Goode, William J. (1951)
    Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press.

    Based on anthropological literature concerning the Dahomey, Murngin, Manus, Tikopia, and Zuñi peoples.

    Associated Search Terms: Manus (Melanesian ethnic group); Functionalism; Murngin (Australia ethnic group); Tikopia (Polynesian ethnic group); Dahomey; Primitive; Integration (cultural); Comparative; Zuñi (Native American group)
  • L'Expérience mystique et les symboles chez les primitifs.
    Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien (1938)
    Paris: Alcan.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbol; Primitive; Mysticism; Experience
  • La Mythologie primitive.
    Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien (1935)
    Paris: Alcan.

    Associated Search Terms: Myth; Primitive
  • Le Surnaturel et la nature dans la mentalité primitive.
    Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien (1927)
    Paris: Alcan.

    Associated Search Terms: Supernatural; Primitive
  • Le Péché et l'Expiation dans les Sociétés Primitives.
    Hertz, Robert (1922)
    Revue de l'histoire des religions 86: 5-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Sin; Primitive; Expiation
  • Religion, a Factor in Primitive Economic Adaptation.
    Diamond, Herbert Maynard (1917)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Primitive; Economic
  • Primitive Traits in Religious Revivals: A Study in Mental and Social Evolution.
    Davenport, Frederick Morgan (1905)
    New York: Macmillan. Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University. New York: Macmillan. [New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968]

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; Evolution; Primitive; Revivalism
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