Totem and Taboo

Totem and Taboo by Sigmund Freud Audiobook
Translated by Abraham Brill

Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics is a book by Sigmund Freud, published in German in 1913. It is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912–13), employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion. The four essays are entitled: The Horror of Incest; Taboo and Emotional Ambivalence; Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thoughts; and The Return of Totemism in Childhood. (Summary from Wikipedia)


Totem and Taboo
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German First Edition 1913
Author Sigmund Freud
Original title Totem und Tabu: Einige ?bereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und der Neurotiker
Language German
Subject Essay
Genre Psychoanalysis
Cultural studies
Religious studies
Publisher Beacon Press
Publication date 1913