Re: Advice on Levi-Strauss Works

Shannon Adams (
Thu, 09 Jan 1997 08:08:43 -0800

Randall E. Robie wrote:
> I would like to familiarize myself with the work of Claude
> Levi-Strauss. Can anyone recommend 2 or 3 of his most
> representative and most intellectually accessible books for a
> neophyte like myself?
> Thanks in advance.
> --

If you really are a neophyte I would suggest looking at an
anthropological reader first. My intro to anthro theory class used one
by Bohannan (sp?). But for LS's own works, I always like _the Raw and
the Cooked_, for the title if nothing else ;)