A century of Levi-Strauss
Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU
The paper presents a critical overview of the life and career of Claude Lévi Strauss, who turned 100 on 28 November 2008. He has been labelled as one of the most influential anthropologists of the last century, and this paper presents a brief outline of the methodology associated with structural anthropology. The author emphasizes important shift from the total social fact to the actual understanding of the fundamentals of human society, as well as mentioning some of his key works.
anthropology, Claude Lévi Strauss, history of anthropology, structuralism