About the House: Levi-Strauss and Beyond

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The domestic unit is inseparable from its homestead, and the "house," at once a physical place and a social unit, is often also a unit of production and consumption, a cult group, and even a political faction. Inspired by Levi-Strauss' suggestion that the multi-functional noble houses of Medieval Europe were simply the best-known examples of a widespread social institution, the contributors to this collection analyze "house" systems in Southeast Asia and South America, exploring the interrelationships among buildings, ...

About the House: Levi-Strauss and Beyond 1995, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521479530

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About the House: Levi-Strauss and Beyond 1995, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521474214

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