Author:Levi-Strauss, Claude

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MYTH AND MEANING: CRACKING THE CODE OF CULTURE

By: Levi-Strauss, Claude

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Schocken: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000044863

ISBN: 0805210385

Condition: Very Good


Ever since the rise of science and the scientific method in the seventeenth century, we have rejected mythology as the product of superstitious and pr imitive minds. Only now are we coming to a fuller appreciation of the natur e and role of myth in human history. In these five lectures originally prep ared for Canadian radio, Claude Lévi-Strauss offers, in brief summations, t he insights of a lifetime spent interpreting myths and trying to discover t heir significance for human understanding. The lectures begin with a discussion of the historical split between mythology and science and the e... View more info

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WAY OF THE MASKS

By: Strauss, Claude Levi

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Douglas Mcintyre/see Pgw: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000036070

ISBN: 0888946031

Condition: Near Fine


in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Originally published under the title La Voie des masques, Sylvia Modelski has translated Claude Levi-Strauss' explanation of the tribal masks of coastal British Columbia with reference to kinship ties, incest prohibition and myths. View more info