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The Rites of Passage
The Rites of Passage
Author: Arnold Van Gennep
Birth, puberty, marriage, and death are, in all cultures, marked by ceremonies which may differ in detail bt are universal in function. Arnold van Gennep (1873-1957) was the first anthropologist to note the regularity and significance of the rituals attached to the transitional stages in man's life, and his phrase for these, "the rites of passa...  more »
ISBN: 378825
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 198

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Publisher: Phoenix Books, Univ. Chicago Press
Book Type: Paperback
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