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Douglas, Mary. Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966.

Frazer, James G. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion. London: Macmillan, 1894.

Freud, Sigmund. Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics. Authorized translation by James Strachey. London: Routledge and Paul, 1950.

Harris, Marvin. Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture. New York: Vintage, 1974.

Steiner, Franz. Taboo. With a preface by E. E. Evans-Pritchard. London: Cohen and West, 1956.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Two-envelope paradox to VenusUntouchability - Taboos - Bibliography