Author:Robert Ranulph Marett
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E. B. Tylor, which placed animism in the first place. Marett articulated the conception of (magical pre-animism) an impersonal force, identified with the Melanesian term of mana. President of the Société Jersiaise
British ethnologist. Exponent of the British evolutionary school, he dealt with religious ethnology. In this field he modified the evolutionary scale of religion fixed by |
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "R. R. M."
- "Obituary: Edmund Toulmin Nicolle" in The Times (1929)
- “Prayer”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Religion”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911 (Primitive Religion)
- “Ritual”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Andrew Lang: Folklorist and Critic” in volume 23 (1912), pp. 363–366.
- “Presidential Address: War and Savagery” in volume 26, (1915) pp. 10–27.
- “Presidential Address: The Transvaluation of Culture” in volume 29, (1918). pp. 15–33.
- Review of W. H. F. Basevi’s The Burial of the Dead. in volume 31 (1920) pp. 161–163
- Review of W. McDougall’s The Group Mind in volume 31 (1920) pp. 250–253
- Review of Edward Clodd’s Magic in Names and in Other Things in volume 31 (1920) pp. 331–333