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Educed to its most basic expression’ His account of the people he encountered changed the field of anthropology transforming Western notions of ‘primitive’ man Tristes Tropiues is a major work of art as well as of scholarship It. Every effort to understand destroys the object studiedin favor of another object of a different nature this second object reuires from us a new effortwhi

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Tristes Tropiues

Tristes Tropiues begins with the line ‘ I hate travelling and explorers’ yet during his life Claude Lévi Strauss travelled from wartime France to the basin and the dense upland jungles of Brazil where he found ‘ human society r. Nice combination of travel memoir anthropology and confession

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Is a memoir of exuisite beauty and a masterpiece of travel writing funny discursive movingly detailing personal and cultural loss and brilliantly connecting disparate fields of thought Few books have had as powerful and broad an impa. A classic work or book by Claude Levi Strauss one of the leading guys who studied other guys from other cultures This book is about guys from Brazil But


10 thoughts on “Tristes Tropiues

  1. says:

    This is like Holden Caulfield does anthropology Immediately bitchy

  2. says:

    Hadrian has written a nice review of this fascinating book and I will simply refer the reader to his comments I add only that this is not an academic book but a memoir and reflexion a work that will appeal primarily to the literary reader a

  3. says:

    Nice combination of travel memoir anthropology and confession

  4. says:

    Every effort to understand destroys the object studiedin favor of another object of a different nature;this second object reuires from us a new effortwhich destroys it in favor of a third and so on and so forth

  5. says:

    I don't think I can say it any better than SS Tristes Tropiues is one of the great books of our century It is rigorous subtle and bold in thought It is beautifully written And like all great books it bears an absolutely pers

  6. says:

    Tristes Tropiues is an excellent book M Lévi Strauss' work is part ethnography part travelogue part autobiography and part history As I'm now reading the journals of Lewis and Clark I wondered what his observations would have been of that epic trek For me this is an important warning against my default ethnocentrismM Lév

  7. says:

    I can't say I'm a fan of Levi Strauss' anthropological theory by and large I find it to be generalistic and while it makes broad claims about innate human nature it provides no scientific data to back these claims up I do like his idea of br

  8. says:

    A classic work or book by Claude Levi Strauss one of the leading guys who studied other guys from other cultures This book is about guys from Brazil But really he's a master and a wonderful writer A travel writer of sorts who is really smart Dig?

  9. says:

    Ok so let me first say for a book that starts with the line “I hate travelling and explorers” Tristes Tropiues gave me this intense restless urge to travel to see everything that’s mentioned the 365 churches of Bahia the slopes of the Corcovado Jehangir’s tomb in Lahore the Taj Mahal the markets of Calcutta New Delhi Karachi Dacca; the Pantanal the largest swamp in the world An urge to learn as much as I can about the creation my

  10. says:

    Rather an important book A seeming gallimaufry of anthropological excursions delightfully short of the appalling