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Agrarian Religion/Agrarian Magic
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Agrarian Ritual and the Formation of a Nation

1. In 1865, folklorist Wilhelm Mannhardt (1831–1880), through the use of questionnaires, undertook extensive research in the cultural usages of various agricultural groups. The study of harvest customs in particular, he ant…

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Naacke, Claudia, “Agrarian Religion/Agrarian Magic”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 30 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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