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We are all cannibals and other essays

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016
Series: European perspectives
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Levi-Strauss measures the short distance between "complex" and "primitive" societies and finds a shared madness in the ways we enact myth, ritual, and custom. Yet he also locates a pure and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lévi-Strauss
ISBN: 9780231170680 0231170688 9780231541268 0231541260
OCLC Number: 950859769
Notes: Originaltitel: Nous sommes tous des cannibales (English)
Description: 159 s
Series Title: European perspectives
Responsibility: Claude Lévi-Strauss ; with a foreword by Maurice Olender ; translated by Jane Marie Todd


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Claude Levi-Strauss invites us to think through the persistence of primitive thought in the rapid growth of rituals and forms of worship. By giving accounts of structure and history, he celebrates Read more...

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