Anthropological studies of dreams

Psychological Anthropology: Approaches to Culture and Personality The Dorsey Press, Inc. Homewood, Ill. Published In Pages: 296-332
By D'Andrade, Roy G.


This article proposes that societal factors that cause anxiety concerning isolation and self-reliance leads to a preoccupation with dreams. Authors test associations between subsistence economy and marital residence and the use of dreams to seek and control supernatural powers.

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