|Frazer, James George (1854–1941)|
British evolutionist anthropologist, author of the hugely influential The Golden Bough. Frazer's influence on anthropology was relatively minor, though such luminaries as T. S. Eliot and Sigmund Freud were captivated by his work. His understanding of magic and "primitive thought" did, however, set the stage for later, more modern work on such themes.
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