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Violence and the Sacred
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Publication date February 1, 1979
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780801822186
ISBN-10 0801822181
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $26.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the 'heart and secret soul' of the sacred. Girard's fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy.

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With Rene Girard | New edition from Bloomsbury USA Academic (April 13, 2005)
9780826477187 | details & prices | 362 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $65.00
About: A brilliant study of human evil, that explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth.
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from Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (February 1, 1979)
9780801822186 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $26.00
About: His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the 'heart and secret soul' of the sacred.

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