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Lé·vi-Strauss(lā′vē-strous′), Claude 1908-2009.
French social anthropologist and leading exponent of the theory of structuralism. His works include Structural Anthropology (1958) and Totemism (1962).
Lévi-Strauss(ˈlɛvɪˈstraʊs; French levistros)
(Biography) Claude (klod). (1908–2009) French anthropologist, leading exponent of structuralism. His books include The Elementary Structures of Kinship (1969), Totemism (1962), The Savage Mind (1966), Mythologies (1964–71), and Saudades do Brazil (Memories of Brazil; 1994)
Claude, born 1908, French anthropologist, born in Belgium: founder of structural anthropology.