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Lévi-Strauss

Edmund Leach

Lévi-Strauss

by Edmund Leach

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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


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StatementEdmund Leach.
The Physical Object
Pagination128p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20898478M

In addresses written for a wide general audience, one of the twentieth century's most prominent thinkers, Claude Lévi-Strauss, here offers the insights of a lifetime on the crucial questions of human existence. Responding to questions as varied as 'Can there be meaning in chaos?', 'What can science learn from myth?' and 'What is structuralism?', Lévi-Strauss presents, in clear, precise.   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 man and society in terms of individuals—kinship, social organization, religion, mythology, and art.3/5(4).

Conversations with Claude Lévi-Strauss book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At the age of eighty, one of the most influen /5. Print book: Biography: FrenchView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Lévi-Strauss, Claude; Lévi-Strauss, Claude. Lévi-Strauss, Claude, -- () View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

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