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Tristes Tropiques
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Claude Levi-Strauss
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-31 - Publisher: Penguin

A milestone in the study of culture from the father of structural anthropology This watershed work records Claude Lévi-Strauss's search for "a human society reduced to its most basic expression." From the Amazon basin through the dense upland jungles of Brazil, Lévi-Strauss found the societies he was seeking among the
Far Afield
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Vincent Debaene
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-04 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Anthropology has long had a vexed relationship with literature, and nowhere has this been more acutely felt than in France, where most ethnographers, upon returning from the field, write not one book, but two: a scientific monograph and a literary account. In Far Afield—brought to English-language readers here for the
Claude Levi-Strauss
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Penguin Group USA

First published in 1955, Claude Levi-Strauss's accounts of his researches among the peoples of the Amazon is a fascinating study and influential in understanding the organization of human society. He writes of myths and superstitions, modern cities and ancient villages, and each page is packed with anecdotes and observations. Photos
The Return of Grand Theory in the Human Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Quentin Skinner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-09-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Gadamer, Derrida, Foucault, Habermas, Althusser and Lévi-Strauss are among the major figures discussed in a volume of essays that surveys the most influential developments in social and political thought over the past twenty-five years.
Tristes Tropiques
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Claude Lévi-Strauss, John Russell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1961 - Publisher:

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