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The Other Face of the Moon

The Other Face of the Moon

by Claude Lévi-Strauss
     
 

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Gathering all of Claude Lévi-Strauss’s writings on Japan, this sustained meditation follows his dictum that to understand one’s own culture, one must see it from another’s point of view. For Lévi-Strauss, Japan occupied a unique place among world cultures. This English translation presents one of France’s most public figures at

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Gathering all of Claude Lévi-Strauss’s writings on Japan, this sustained meditation follows his dictum that to understand one’s own culture, one must see it from another’s point of view. For Lévi-Strauss, Japan occupied a unique place among world cultures. This English translation presents one of France’s most public figures at his most personal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674075184
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/05/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Claude Lévi-Strauss was chair of Social Anthropology at the Collège de France (1959–1982).

Junzo Kawada is a cultural anthropologist in Japan.

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