Claude Levi-Strauss

Claude Levi-Strauss Quotes

France, Anthropologist
November 28, 1908October, 30, 2009.

Claude Lévi-Strauss (/klɔːd ˈleɪvi ˈstraʊs/; French: [klod levi stʁos]; 28 November 1908, Brussels – 30 October 2009, Paris) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology. He held the chair of Social Anthropology at the Collège de France between 1959 and 1982 and was elected a member of the Académie française in 1973. He received numerous honors from universities and institutions throughout the world and has been called, alongside James George Frazer and Franz Boas, the "father of modern anthropology".

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