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Publisher Comments:

The eighteen essays collected in this volume have been selected and ordered to give what Lévi-Strauss terms "a bird's-eye view of the problems of modern ethnology." As representative examples, these essays introduce readers to the methods of structural anthropology while affording a glimpse into the mind of one of the foremost anthropologists of our time.

"Structural Anthropology, Volume II is a diverse collection. [It is] a useful 'sampler' that gives a reader the full range of Lévi-Strauss's interests."—Daniel Bell, New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

Structural Anthropology 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.

Description:

Includes bibliographies and index.

Table of Contents

Author's Preface

Translator's Preface

List of Figures

Part One - Perspective Views

I. The Scope of Anthropology

II. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Founder of the Sciences of Man

III. What Ethnology Owes to Durkheim

IV. The Work of the Bureau of American Ethnology and Its Lessons

V. Comparative Religions of Nonliterate Peoples

Part Two - Social Organization

VI. The Meaning and Use of the Notion of Model

VII. Reflections on the Atom of Kinship

Part Three - Mythology and Ritual

VIII. Structure and Form: Reflections on a Work by Vladimir Propp

IX. The Story of Asdiwal

X. Four Winnebago Myths

XI. The Sex of the Sun and Moon

XII. Mushrooms in Culture: Apropos of a Book by R. G. Wasson

XIII. Relations of Symmetry Between Rituals and Myths of Neighboring Peoples

XIV.  How Myths Die

Part Four - Humanism and the Humanities

XV. Answers to Some Investigations

XVI. Scientific Criteria in the Social and Human Disciplines

XVII. Cultural Discontinuity and Economic and Social Development

XVIII. Race and History

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226474915
Translator:
Layton, Monique
Author:
Layton, Monique
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Author:
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Author:
Levi-Strauss, Claude
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Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago, Ill. :
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Structural anthropology
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Structural Anthropology
Series Volume:
EPA-600/7-79-132
Publication Date:
19830231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
500
Dimensions:
9.00x6.08x.90 in. 1.16 lbs.

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