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The noble savages

the primitive origins of charisma and its contemporary survival

by Bryan R. Wilson

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leadership -- Religious aspects,
  • Heroes,
  • Gifts, Spiritual,
  • Charisma (Personality trait) -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBryan R. Wilson.
    SeriesQuantum books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL325.L4 W54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5071878M
    ISBN 100520028155
    LC Control Number74081444

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