Death, war, and sacrifice : studies in ideology and practice

  title={Death, war, and sacrifice : studies in ideology and practice},
  author={B. Lincoln and W. Doniger},
One of the world's leading specialists in Indo-European religion and society, Bruce Lincoln expresses in these essays his severe doubts about the existence of a much-hypothesized prototypical Indo-European religion. Written over fifteen years, the essays-six of them previously unpublished-fall into three parts. Part I deals with matters "Indo-European" in a relatively unproblematized way, exploring a set of haunting images that recur in descriptions of the Otherworld from many cultures. While… Expand
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