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Sir James George Frazer was a late Victorian academic, anthropologist and investigator of aboriginal peoples' religious beliefs and practices. His book The Golden Bough made a huge impact on writers as well as scientists.
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1 January 1854 James George Frazer, a founder of modern anthropology, was born in Glasgow, where he also had his early education. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 2 August 1890 The first of twelve volumes of James George Frazer's anthropological study The Golden Bough was published; the last appeared in 1915. Aftermath, a Supplement was issued in 1936. Bibliographic Citation link.
7 May 1941 SJGF, British anthropologist, died in Cambridge after about ten years of blindness, during which he had continued to work. Bibliographic Citation link.
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