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Totemism Paperback – June 1, 1971

ISBN-13: 004-6442046718 ISBN-10: 080704671X Edition: 1st.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Beacon Press; 1st. edition (June 1, 1971)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 080704671X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807046715
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #667,865 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Levi-Strauss's consideration of totemism is a theoretical tour de force." – The Humanist

"An exeptionally brilliant and pathbreaking thinker. Serious students cannot afford to miss this book." – Library Journal 

"From the startling analogy in its very first line to its valedictory bow in the direction of Rousseau, this is a stimulating book." – American Anthropologist 

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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Michel Heller on February 2, 2002
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A classic of 20th Century intellectual creativity, that has been recognized as such, but that has not yet received the full attention it deserves. It has momentarelly be dispensed of as "old fashioned", when social sciences based on neuro-sciences has clearly not yet integrated the vast webb of implications the formulations of this volume generate.
An absolute must, even - or because - many formulations are arguable. It is not a book that proposes conclusions, but awakens our intelligence.
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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Patrick Faith on July 28, 2010
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I loved this book, even did a painting on it. I can't imagine not having read it.
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3 of 15 people found the following review helpful By J. Shepard on January 23, 2009
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Don't read this book for pleasure. Only read it if you have to. It's useful if you have a good reason to read it.
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