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PENGUIN GROUP USA "Tristes Tropiques" Book

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  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Tristes Tropiques"

PENGUIN GROUP USA "Tristes Tropiques" Book deals with the study of culture from structural anthropology and is written by Claude Levi-Strauss.

PENGUIN GROUP USA "Tristes Tropiques" Book provides fresh approach, sense of humor & openness to the sensuous mystique of the tropics. Book contains details of civilization & societies in Amazon basin, dense upland jungles of Brazil, Levi-Strauss.

  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Tristes Tropiques"
  • Author: Claude Levi-Strauss, translated by John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, introduction by Patrick Wilcken
  • Subject: Anthropology - general/world history - South America
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/31/2012
  • Size: 8.4"H x 5.4"W x 0.6"D
  • Audience: General
  • This book is search for "a human society reduced to its most basic expression"
  • Places the cultural practices of these peoples in a global context and extrapolates a fascinating theory of culture
  • It is a work of anthropology, grandly speculative and imaginative
  • This book is a classical journey of discovery, a quest for the past and for the realization of self
  • Its a work of science, history and a rational prose poetry, springing out of the multifariousness of the landscape
  • Author pursuing his professional studies, but he is also creating literature

Book FormatPaperback

Number of Pages in Book448

Book LanguageEnglish

Book Reading LevelGraduate School

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