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Manchester School of Anthropology - Structural-functionalis

What were the distinctive features of the Manchester school of anthropology? Structural-functionalism, which dominated British social anthropology for much of the twentieth century, interpreted society in...

British Anthropologist - Claude Lévi-Strauss

Question: What was the reaction of British anthropologists to Lévi-Strauss's work? Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908) was and is the pope of structuralism, to quote Marcel Hénaff. (1998:2)...