Totemism

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Beacon Press, 1963 - Biography & Autobiography - 116 pages
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"Levi-Strauss continues his assault on the myth of the primitice as savage by turning to the phenomena of totemism an totoemix classification ... to show, contrary to this myth, that primitive thought rests upon a rich and complex conceptual structure." -  Commentary
  

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User Review  - Rich - Goodreads

Everything I'm going to say in this review would be picked apart by Levi Strauss because he's very sharp. What I'm saying in this review wouldn't satisfy him or an expert on him so take it all with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Conor - Goodreads

Unless you've done some reading on Totemism, this probably won't be an enjoyable read. Unlike some of his other stuff, where he starts fresh and brings in other works much later, this one is deep in ... Read full review

Contents

THE TOTEMIC ILLUSION
15
AUSTRALIAN NOMINALISM
33
FUNCTIONALIST THEORIES OF TOTEMISM
56
TOWARD THE INTELLECT
72
TOTEMISM FROM WITHIN
92
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About the author (1963)

Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist, and has been called, along with James George Frazer and Franz Boas, the "father of modern anthropology".