The Theory of Culture of Folklorist Lauri Honko, 1932-2002

The Theory of Culture of Folklorist Lauri Honko, 1932-2002

The Ecology of Tradition

eBook - 2013
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Lauri Honko (1932-2002), the Finnish professor of folkloristics and comparative religion was a prolific and multitalented researcher, whose topics of research ranged from the study of folk beliefs, folk medicine and Ingrian laments to the general theories of culture, identity and meaning. He studied Finno-Ugric mythologies, Karelian and Tanzanian folk healing, and South Indian oral traditions. In this book we aim at explicating and analyzing his methodological assumptions as well as his specific theoretical contributions in the study of religion and folklore. Our central focus is on Honko's tr.
Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780773417991
Characteristics: 1 online resource (132 pages)
Additional Contributors: Hakamies, Pekka


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