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Structural anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
368 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 5,352 libraries worldwide
"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 Lévi-Strauss's understanding of."
Tristes tropiques by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
419 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 5,049 libraries worldwide
Tristes Tropiques was an immensely popular bestseller when it was first published in France in 1955. Claude Levi-Strauss's groundbreaking study of the societies of a number of Amazonian peoples is a cornerstone of structural anthropology and an exploration by the author of his own intellectual roots as a professor of philosophy in Brazil before the Second World War, as a Jewish exile from Nazi-occupied Europe, and later as a world-renowned academic (he taught at New York's New School for Social Research and was French cultural attache to the United States). Levi-Strauss's central journey leads from the Amazon basin through the dense upland jungles of Brazil. There, among the Amerindian tribes - the Caduveo, Bororo, Nambikwara, and Tupi-Kawahib - he found "a human society reduced to its most basic expression." Levi-Strauss's discussion of his fieldwork in Tristes Tropiques endures as a milestone of anthropology, but the book is also, in its brilliant diversions on other, more familiar cultures, a great work of literature, a vivid travelogue, and an engaging memoir - a demonstration of the marvelous mental agility of one of the century's most important thinkers. Presented here is the translation by John and Doreen Weightman of the complete text of the revised French edition of 1968, together with the original photographs and illustrations
The savage mind by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
334 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 21 languages and held by 4,141 libraries worldwide
Discusses the significance of totemism among primitive peoples and its interpretation by anthropologists and philosophies
The elementary structures of kinship = (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté) by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
180 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,370 libraries worldwide
Provides a comparative sociological study of the basic kinship structures
The raw and the cooked by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
101 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,618 libraries worldwide
The way of the masks by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
94 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
Study of masks of Northwest Coast Indians from BC. to Alaska
Myth and meaning by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
115 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss was one of the greatest intellectuals of the twentieth century. His work has had a profound impact not only within anthropology but also linguistics, sociology and philosophy. In this short book he examines the nature and role of myth in human history, distilling a lifetime of writing into a few sharp insights. It is a crystalline overview of many of the basic ideas underlying his work, including the theory of structuralism and the difference between 'primitive' and 'scientific' thought and shows why Levi-Strauss remains a hugely important intellectual
Totemism by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
61 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
An examination of the beliefs encompassed by totemism
The jealous potter by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
De Franse cultureel antropoloog onderzoekt en vergelijkt variaties op thema's uit de mythen van de oorspronkelijke bewoners van Amerika, soms in samenhang met Europese en Japanse volksoverleveringen
From honey to ashes by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Race and history by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
165 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,297 libraries worldwide
Enth.: Race et histoire / Claude Lévi-Strauss. suivi de: L'oeuvre de Claude Lévi-Strauss / par Jean Pouillon
The view from afar by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Anthropology confronts the problems of the modern world by Claude Lévi-Strauss( file )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
The end of the West's cultural supremacy -- Three great contemporary problems : sexuality, economic development, and mythic thought -- Recognizing cultural diversity : what we can learn from Japanese civilization
The origin of table manners by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
21 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
The naked man by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Conversations with Claude Lévi-Strauss by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
84 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Le sujet latent est l'insertion de l'art dans notre société
The story of Lynx by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 761 libraries worldwide
In this wide-ranging work, the master of structural anthropology considers the many variations in a story that occurs in both North and South America, but especially among the Salish-speaking peoples of the Northwest Coast. He also shows how centuries of contract with Europeans have altered the tales. Levi-Strauss focuses on the opposition between Wild Cat and Coyote to explore the meaning and uses of gemellarity, or twinness, in Native American culture. The concept of dual organization that these tales exemplify is one of non-equivalence: everything has an opposite or other, with which it coexists in unstable tension. In contrast, Levi-Strauss argues, European notions of twinness - as in the myth of Castor and Pollux - stress the essential sameness of the twins. This fundamental cultural difference lay behind the fatal clash of European and Native American peoples. The Story of Lynx addresses and clarifies all the major issues that have occupied Levi-Strauss for decades, and is the only one of his books in which he explicitly connects history and structuralism. The result is a work that will appeal to those interested in American Indian mythology. It will be required reading for anyone who wants to understand the thought of one of the most important and influential minds of the twentieth century
Le totémisme aujourd'hui by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
68 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 691 libraries worldwide
S'appuyant sur les travaux d'autres anthropologues, montre l'illusion totémique pour distinguer les sociétés "primitives" américaines, africaines et australiennes, aborde le nominalisme australien et les totémismes fonctionnalistes et interroge le travail de Radcliffe-Brown sur le totémisme
Sociologie et anthropologie by Marcel Mauss( Book )
85 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Mélange d'études constituant des monographies sociologiques et qui convergent vers le sujet de l'anthropologie culturelle : "Esquisse d'une théorie générale de la magie" ; "Essai sur le don" ; "Rapports réels et pratiques de la psychologie et de la sociologie" ; "Effet de l'idée de mort"; "La notion de personne" ; "Les techniques du corps" ; "Morphologie sociale"
Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Claude Levi-Strauss, internationally known as a brilliant and sometimes controversial anthropologist, is also a skilled and sensitive photographer. Saudades do Brasil - "nostalgia for Brazil," from the title of a musical composition by Darius Milhaud - presents 180 of the more than 3,000 photographs Levi-Strauss took in Brazil between 1935 and 1939. While serving as professor of sociology at the University of Sao Paulo, the young ethnographer made expeditions among the natives of Mato Grosso and Southern Amazonia that resulted in numerous publications, most notably Tristes Tropiques. Most of these photographs are published here for the first time
 
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Alternative Names
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Lebi-Sŭtʻŭrosŭ
Lebi-Sŭtŭrosŭ 1908-2009
Lévi Straub, Claude 1908-2009
Lévi-Strauss, C.
Lévi-Strauss, Claude
Lévi-Strauss, Claude 1908-2009
Lévi-Strauss, Claude Gustave 1908-2009
Levi-Stros, K.
Levi-Stros, Klod.
Levi-Stros, Klod 1908-2009
Lévy-Strauss, Claude
Lévy-Strauss, Claude 1908-2009
Līfī Shtrāws, Klūd 1908-2009
Livī Istirus, Kilud 1908-2009
Liwei- shituo, Kelaode
Rebi-Sŭt'ŭrosǔ, K'ŭllodŭ
Shtrāwus, Klūd Līvī
Shtrāwus, Klūd Līvī 1908-2009
Strauss, Claude Gustave Lévi- 1908-2009
Strauss, Claude Lévi-.
Strauss Claude Lévi- 1908-2009
Strauss, Claude Lévy-.
Strauss Claude Lévy- 1908-2009
Straws, Klūd 1908-2009
Stros, Klod Levi
Strūs, Klūd 1908-2009
Леви-Строс, Клод 1908-2009
Леви-Стросс, Клод 1908-2009
Строс, Клод Леви- 1908-2009
Стросс, Клод Леви- 1908-2009
לוי־שטראוס, קלוד
לוי-שטראוס, קלוד 1908-2009
שטראוס, קלוד לוי-
ستراوس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009
ستروس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009
شتراوس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009
كلود ليفي ستروس، 1908-2009
كلود ليفي شتراوس، 1908-2009
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レヴィ=ストラウス
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