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The Savage Mind: (La Pensee Sauvage)


"Every word, like a sacred object, has its place. No "precis" is possible. This extraordinary book must be read."--Edmund Carpenter, "New York Times ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.000

A fresh, new understanding of culture and soicety

by ProfessorBill767 on Nov 3, 2009

Once believed to be without culture, we enter the world of what has been called savage to find that we share with them the place of language and culture. More

by twinkobie on Jul 2, 2009

Review of Claude Levy-Strauss's The Savage Mind I suffered through this dense twaddle because the "critics" said it was profound. Foucault and CLS have in common a designedly dense prose that doubles back on itself and aims to thwart comprehension of simple ideas tortured into twisted linguistic ... More

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