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Anthropology and myth

lectures, 1951-1982

by Claude LГ©vi-Strauss

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, [Oxfordshire], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural anthropology.,
  • Ethnology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementClaude Lévi-Strauss ; translated by Roy Willis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN362 .L47313 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2723960M
    ISBN 100631144749
    LC Control Number86017595


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