Totemism Pa Txt

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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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A very interesting read. However, the book was at times kind of a hard read but considering when it was written and the fact it is very much an academic book, its not surprising. Overall, a good read over non-neopagan or New Age totemism. 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".