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Title The structural study of myth and totemism / edited by Edmund Leach.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2004.

Series Routledge library editions. Anthropology and ethnography ; 4
Routledge library editions. Anthropology and ethnography ; 4.
Subject Structural anthropology.
Mythology.
Totemism.
Alt Name Leach, E. R. (Edmund Ronald), 1910-1989.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 185 pages) : illustrations.
Note Originally published in 1967.
First issued in paperback 2010.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The structural study of myth -- pt. 2. The structural study of Totemism.
Summary Designed to provoke controversy, the papers in this volume concentrate on two main themes: the study of myth and totemism. Starting with an English translation of La Geste d'Asdiwal, which is widely considered to be the most brilliant of all of Lévi-Strauss's shorter expositions of his technique of myth analysis, the volume also contains criticism of this essay. The second part of the volume discusses how far Lévi-Strauss's treatment of totemism as a system of category formation can be correlated with the facts that an ethnographer encounters in the field. First published in 1967.
ISBN 9781135032944 (electronic bk.)
1135032947 (electronic bk.)
9780203708538 (e-book)
0203708539 (e-book)
9780415611626 (pbk.)
9780415330725 (hbk.)
OCLC # 846950224
Additional Format Print version: Leach, Edmund. Structural Study of Myth and Totemism. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013 9780415330725