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The Savage Mind : Nature of Human Society - Claude Levi-Strauss

The Savage Mind

Nature of Human Society

Paperback Published: 15th September 1968
ISBN: 9780226474847
Number Of Pages: 302

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"Every word, like a sacred object, has its place. No "precis" is possible. This extraordinary book must be read."--Edmund Carpenter, "New York Times Book Review "
"No outline is possible; I can only say that reading this book is a most exciting intellectual exercise in which dialectic, wit, and imagination combine to stimulate and provoke at every page."--Edmund Leach, "Man "
"Levi-Strauss's books are tough: very scholarly, very dense, very rapid in argument. But once you have mastered him, human history can never be the same, nor indeed can one's view of contemporary society. And his latest book, "The Savage Mind," is his most comprehensive and certainly his most profound. Everyone interested in the history of ideas "must" read it; everyone interested in human institutions "should "read it."--J. H. Plumb, "Saturday Review"
"A constantly stimulating, informative and suggestive intellectual challenge."--Geoffrey Gorer, "The Observer," London

ISBN: 9780226474847
ISBN-10: 0226474844
Series: Nature of Human Society
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 15th September 1968
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3

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