Totem and Taboo

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TOTEM AND TABOO


RESEMBLANCES BETWEEN THE PSYCHIC
LIVES OF SAVAGES AND NEUROTICS


BY

PROFESSOR DR. SIGMUND FREUD, LL.D.


Authorized English Translation
with Introduction by

A. A. BRILL, Ph.B., M.D.

Asst. Prof. of Psychiatry, N. Y. Post Graduate Medical
School; Lecturer in Psychoanalysis and Ab-
normal Psychology, New York University:
former Chief of Clinic of Psychiatry,
Columbia University


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NEW YORK

MOFFAT, YARD AND COMPANY

1919



Copyright, 1918, by
MOFFAT, YARD AND COMPANY
Second Printing, June, 1919



(not individually listed)


CONTENTS


chapter     page
I The Savage's Dread of Incest  . . .  1
II Taboo and the Ambivalence of Emotions  . . .  30
III Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thought  . . .  124
IV The Infantile Recurrence of Totemism  . . .  165