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Lévi-Strauss, Claude

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Structural anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

487 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lévi-Strauss is not only one of the extremely few scholars of sufficient distinction to be able to say, without presumption, what social anthropology is about; but he has also actually demonstrated ... that he is pre-eminently worth listening to. He does not simply practice social anthropology, he makes exciting and original contributions to it. This book provides an introduction to his distinctive approach to anthropology as the study of a science of general principles. The now renowned "structural method," which has changed the face of social anthropology, views man and society in terms of universals--kinship, social organization, religion and mythology, and art
Tristes tropiques by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

492 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 5,293 WorldCat member 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 )

355 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,316 WorldCat member 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 )

176 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comparative sociological study of the basic kinship structures
Totemism by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

201 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the beliefs encompassed by totemism
The raw and the cooked by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

82 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From honey to ashes by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

92 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and meaning by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

92 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'There is no easier or quicker way than through this book into that heart of darkness Levi-Strauss calls 'totalitarian ambition of the savage mind' as it throbs beneath the surface of the 'civilized' mind.'--Philip Rieff, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College of Pennsylvania
The view from afar by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

66 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays van de Franse cultureel antropoloog en vertegenwoordiger van het structuralisme (geb. 1908)
The origin of table manners by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

72 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El misterio de la mujer cortada en pedazos - Del mito a la novela - El viaje en piragua de la luna y el sol - Las muchachitas modelo - Un hambre de lobo - La balanza equilibrada - Las reglas de la buena educación
The way of the masks by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of masks of Northwest Coast Indians from BC. to Alaska
The jealous potter by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Levi-Strauss freely explores the mythologies of the Americas, with occasional incursions into European and Japanese folklore, tales of sloths and squirrels interweave with discussions of Freud, Saussure, "signification," and plays by Sophocles and Labiche. Levi-Strauss critiques psychoanalytic interpretation and defends the interpretive powers of structuralism
The naked man by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

67 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with many of the primal myths that governed the rituals of childbirth and death, and ... with the dominant Amerindian mythologies of fire and water" --cover
The story of Lynx by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

43 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member 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
Race et histoire by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

174 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunis pour la première fois en français en un seul volume, les deux textes de Claude Lévi-Strauss sont toujours d'actualité. [SDM]
Conversations with Claude Lévi-Strauss by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

77 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction à la pensée de Claude Lévi-Strauss abordant les grands thèmes de sa réflexion : le statut de l'anthropologue, la question du naturel, les fonctions de l'art dans les sociétés
The scope of anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are all cannibals and other essays by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On Christmas Eve 1951, Santa Claus was hanged and then publicly burned outside of the Cathedral of Dijon in France. That same decade, ethnologists began to study the indigenous cultures of central New Guinea, and found men and women affectionately consuming the flesh of the ones they loved. "Everyone calls what is not their own custom barbarism," said Montaigne. In these essays, Claude Lévi-Strauss shows us behavior that is bizarre, shocking, and even revolting to outsiders but consistent with a people's culture and context. These essays relate meat eating to cannibalism, female circumcision to medically assisted reproduction, and mythic thought to scientific thought. They explore practices of incest and patriarchy, nature worship versus man-made material obsessions, the perceived threat of art in various cultures, and the innovations and limitations of secular thought. Lévi-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 persistent ethics that connects the center of Western civilization to far-flung societies and forces a reckoning with outmoded ideas of morality and reason."--Publisher information
Anthropology confronts the problems of the modern world by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member 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
Conversations with Claude Lévi-Strauss by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

42 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le bilan d'une vie marquée par la littérature, la peinture et la musique, et une introduction à l'oeuvre de l'anthropologue. Il évoque son itinéraire intellectuel, ses voyages et ses rencontres, ses goûts et ses aversions. Publié à l'occasion de son centenaire
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The savage mind
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Claude Lévi-Strauss

Claude Lévi-Strauss anthropologue et ethnologue français

Claude Lévi-Strauss antropologo e etnologo francese

Claude Lévi-Strauss brasiliansk politiker

Claude Lévi-Strauss francia antropológus, etnológus

Claude Lévi-Strauss francouzský antropolog a filosof

Claude Lévi-Strauss francuski antropolog, socjolog i filozof

Claude Lévi-Strauss Frans filosoof (1908-2009)

Claude Lévi-Strauss französischer Ethnologe, Anthropologe und Autor

Claude Lévi-Strauss French anthropologist and ethnologist

Claude Lévi-Strauss personalidad política francesa

Claude Lévi-Strauss skrivagner gallek

Claudius Lévi-Strauss

Klod Levi-Stros

Klods Levī-Stross


Lebi-Sŭtŭrosŭ 1908-2009

Lévi Straub, Claude 1908-2009

Lévi-Straus, Claude 1908-2009

Lévi-Strauss C.

Lévi-Strauss, C. 1908-2009

Lévi-Strauss Claude

Lévi-Strauss, Claude 1908-2009

Lévi-Strauss, Claude Gustave 1908-2009

Lévi-Strauss К

Lévi-Strauss К. 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

Revi-Sutorōsu, Kurōdo 1908-2009

Shtrāwus, Klūd Līvī

Shtrāwus, Klūd Līvī 1908-2009

Strauss, C. Lévi- 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

Κλοντ Λεβί-Στρος Γάλλος ανθρωπολόγος

Клод Леви-Строс

Клод Леви-Строс французский антрополог и этнолог

Клод Леві-Строс

Леви К

Леви К. 1908-2009

Леви-Строс К

Леви-Строс К. 1908-2009

Леви-Строс, Клод 1908-2009

Леви-Стросс, Клод

Леви-Стросс, Клод 1908-2009

Строс, Клод Леви- 1908-2009

Стросс К

Стросс К. 1908-2009

Стросс, Клод Леви- 1908-2009

לוי־שטראוס, קלוד

לוי-שטראוס, קלוד 1908-2009

קלוד לוי-שטראוס

שטראוס, קלוד לוי-

ستراوس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009

ستروس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009

شتراوس، كلود ليفي، 1908-2009

كلود ليفي ستروس

كلود ليفي ستروس، 1908-2009

كلود ليفي شتراوس، 1908-2009

كلود لەۆىي-ستروس

ليڤي-ستروس, كلود

لیوی سٹراؤس

کلود لوی-استروس

کلۆد لێڤی-شترۆس

लेवी स्ट्रास

ਲੇਵੀ ਸਟ੍ਰਾਸ

ക്ലോദ് ലെവി-സ്ട്രോസ്

레비-스트로스, C.

레비-스트로스, 클로드 1908-2009

레비스트로스 1908-2009

클로드 레비스트로스


クロード・レヴィ=ストロース フランスの人類学者、民族学者


レヴィ-ストロ-ス, クロ-ド= 1908-2009


レヴィ=ストロース, クロード




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Tristes tropiquesThe savage mindThe elementary structures of kinship = (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté)TotemismThe raw and the cookedFrom honey to ashesMyth and meaningThe view from afar