Tuesday, November 03, 2009

ANTHROPOLOGIST LEVI-STRAUSS DIES !

Levi-Strauss influenced generations of anthropologists
Renowned French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss has died at the age of 100.
One of the most influential French intellectuals of the 20th Century, he founded the structuralist school of anthropology in the 1950s.
Levi-Strauss's books include Tristes Tropiques - a 1955 biographical book regarded as a classic - as well as The Savage Mind and The Raw and the Cooked.
His death was announced in Paris by his publisher, Plon.

BBC NEWS REPORT.

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