Birth of Sir James Frazer in Scotland Hot

Birth of Sir James Frazer in Scotland

Sir James Frazer
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History of Science
Countries

Sir James Frazer, the noted British anthropologist and author, is born in Glasgow, Scotland. Generally considered the father of modern anthropology, Frazer's most famous work will be The Golden Bough (1890).

In this work Frazer will explore the similarities among magical and religious beliefs in cultures all around the world. Frazer will argue that human beliefs proceed through three distinct stages: primitive magic, then its replacement religion, then finally its replacement science.

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Senator Joe McCarthy: Some State Department Employees Are Communist Spies
Hitler Reassures Industrialists and Corporate Leaders at Secret Meeting
Pro-Nazi Rally at Madison Square Garden Draws More Than 20,000
Bishop Ehrenfried: Unite Totalitarianism of Church and State

February History Calendar