The Elementary Structures Of Kinship

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807046692
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Provides a comparative sociological study of the basic kinship structures.

Structural Anthropology

Author: Claude Levi-strauss
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780786724437
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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.

Myth And Meaning

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134522312
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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 language, essential guidance for those who want to learn more about the potential of the human mind.

Structure And Sentiment

Author: Rodney Needham
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226569895
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"Structure and Sentiment is an important book. Reading it may make an anthropologist more keenly aware of certain issues that are crucial in social anthropology, and this awareness may make one's field work as well as one's reading of published ethnographies more perceptive."—F. G. Lounsbury, American Anthropologist "A theoretical and methodological essay of first importance. As such, the book should be of interest to all social scientists interested in the development of specific and general theory in social anthropology."—Southwestern Social Science Quarterly