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Curiosities of Superstition

William Henry Davenport Adams, English writer and journalist (1828-1891)


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Table of Contents

- About This Book

- Buddhism- Its Origin And Ceremonies

- Magianism- The Parsees

- Jewish Superstitions

- Brahmanism

- The Hindu Mythology- And The Vishnu Purana

- In China-confucianism, Taouism, And Buddhism

- Among The Malays- The Slamatan Bromok, The Dyaks, The Papuan Tribes, The Ahetas

- The Savage Races Of Asia- The Samojedes, The Mongols, The Ostiaks, In Tibet

- Some African Superstitions

- The Zulu Witch-finders

- Zabianism And Serpent-worship

- Polynesian Superstitions

- The Fiji Islanders

- The Religion Of The Maories

- The North American Indians

- Among The Eskimos

- A Mediæval Superstition-the Flagellants

- Scottish Superstitions-halloween

- Second Sight- Divination, Universality Of Certain Superstitions, Fairies In Scotland

- Footnotes

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
November 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
484
Pages
PUBLISHER
The Perfect Library
SELLER
FB Editions
SIZE
743.4
KB

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