Synopses & Reviews
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.
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-Strausss understanding of man and society in terms of individualskinship, social organization, religion, mythology, and art.
About the Author
Claude Lévi-Strauss is a member of the Académie Française and has occupied the chair of social anthropology at the Collège de France. He is the author of numerous books, including Structural Anthropology, The Raw and the Cooked, The Origin of Table Manners, and The View from Afar.