The Place of Magic in the Intellectual History of Europe

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The link with history has long been a vital one because cultural anthropology was originally based on an evolutionist point of view and because it has striven to reconstruct the cultural history of societies about which, for lack of written documents, no historical record could be determined. Most recently some anthropologists have attempted to explain and interpret the difference in experience between the majority modern urban cultures of Iran and the West—joining the historian in the hermeneutics of a literary tradition.

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