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Published: 22 January 2015

144 Pages | 10 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199943524

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Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

Barry Stephenson

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise and informative introduction to ritual from both a theoretical and historical perspectives.
  • Explores how ritual functions in modern culture and society
  • Discusses how ritual is part of what it means to be human
  • Describes a number of specific rites.

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