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Structural anthropology

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [ca. 2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lévi-Strauss
ISBN: 046509516X 9780465095162
OCLC Number: 698849553
Notes: Transl. from the French.
Description: XVI, 410 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: * Introduction: History and Anthropology Language and Kinship * Structural Analysis in Linguistics and in Anthropology * Language and the Analysis of Social Laws * Linguistics in Anthropology * Postscript to Chapters III and IV Social Organization * The Concept of Archaism in Anthropology * Social Structures of Central and Eastern Brazil * Do Dual Organizations Exist? * The Sorcerer and His Magic * The Effectiveness of Symbols * The Structural Study of Myth * Structure and Dialectics Art * Split Representation in the Art of Asia and America * The Serpent with Fish inside His Body Problems of Method and Teaching * Social Structure * Postscript to Chapter XV * The Place of Anthropology in the Social Sciences and Problems Raised in Teaching It
Responsibility: Claude Lévi-Strauss. Transl. from the French by Claire Jacobson and Brooke Grundfest Schoepf.


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