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The savage mind = (la pensée sauvage) / [by] Claude Levi-Strauss; [translated from the French]
Bib ID 1284169
Format BookBook
Author
Levi-Strauss, Claude
 
Description London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, c1966 
xii, 290 p., [8] p. of plates : illus., 8 plates, maps, tables, diagrs. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Nature of human society series.

Summary

Analysis of forms of social classification of man and nature using ethnographic examples from all over the world including Australia; ethnobotany and ethnozoology among Wik Munkan, Ngarinyin in Kimberley district and Aranda; Wik Munkan system of naming and kinship terms; kinship marriage, cosmology and totemism among the Aranda, Warramangga, Kaitish and Unmatjeri Murngin mythology; totemism in the Cape York Peninsula; Aranda ritual objects.

Notes

Includes index.

National Library of Australia's NL copy has a bookseller sticker of F.W. Cheshire (Canberra, A.C.T.) on inside of front cover.

Bibliography: p. 271-282.

Subjects Ethnophilosophy.  |  Ethnology.  |  Religion.  |  Language - Personal names.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Boards.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Botany.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Zoology.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Australian
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