Description: Hardcover. 202 pages. Second impression.
Condition: Covers show some light wear and scuffing. Light rubbing to the edges. Some foxing on the top page ends.
Dust Jacket: None
Contents: In this book the author reveals the connection between modern folk-dances and games with primitive forms of ritual. Covers the following:
The Religious Origin of Primitive Games
Seasonal Games and Their Sources
Games Associated With Traditions
Traces of Myth and Rite in Games
Dancing and Primitive Religion
The Sources of Religious Dancing
Vestiges of Ritual in Folk-Dances
Traces of Myth and Ritual in Popular Rhyme