Structural Anthropology by Claude Levi-Strauss
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Structural Anthropology
By Claude Levi-Strauss

Structural Anthropology

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Structural Anthropology by Claude Levi-Strauss

Book Description

The "structural method," first set forth in this epoch-making book, changed the very face of social anthropology. This reissue of a classic will reintroduce readers to Levi-Strauss's understanding of man and society in terms of individuals--kinship, social organization, religion, mythology, and art.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465095162
ISBN-10: 046509516X
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 25mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 17-May-1974
Country of Publication: United States

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Other Face of the Moon by Claude Levi-Strauss Other Face of the Moon, Hardback (March 2013)

Gathering all of Claude Levi-Strauss's writings on Japan, this sustained meditation follows his dictum that to understand one's own culture, one must see it from another's point of view. For Levi-Strauss, Japan occupied a unique place among world cultures. This English translation presents one of France's most public figures at his most personal.

Anthropology Confronts the Problems of the Modern World by Claude Levi-Strauss Anthropology Confronts the Problems of the Modern World, Hardback (March 2013)

This first English translation of lectures Claude Levi-Strauss delivered in Tokyo in 1986 synthesizes his ideas about structural anthropology, critiques his earlier writings on civilization, and assesses the dilemmas of cultural and moral relativism, including economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, and genetic and reproductive engineering.

Tristes Tropiques by Claude Levi-Strauss Tristes Tropiques, Paperback (September 2011)

During his life Claude Levi-Strauss travelled from wartime France to the Amazon basin and the dense upland jungles of Brazil, where he found 'human society reduced to its most basic expression'. This book details personal and cultural loss, connecting disparate fields of thought.

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Author Biography - Claude Levi-Strauss

Claude Levi-Strauss is a member of the Academie Francaise and has occupied the chair of social anthropology at the College de France. He is the author of numerous books, including Structural Anthropology, The Raw and the Cooked, The Origin of Table Manners, and The View from Afar.

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