Early Reviews of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life

Journal Article (Journal Article)

How might have an advanced graduate student, with knowledge of sociology and philosophy, taken to The Elementary Forms of Religious Life in the spring of 1914? Before making his own commentary, he discusses five reviews that appeared before the English translation of 1915. All the historical data in his letter are factual, from George Santayana down to the original cost of the French edition of Durkheim's magnum opus. © The Author(s) 2012.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tiryakian, EA

Published Date

  • August 1, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 3-4

Start / End Page

  • 513 - 525

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1741-2897

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1468-795X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1468795X12454471

Citation Source

  • Scopus