Overview:Tristes Tropiques - Penguin Modern Classics - Tristes Tropiques begins with the line 'I hate travelling and explorers', yet during his life Claude Levi-Strausstravelled from wartime France to the Amazon basin and the dense upland jungles of Brazil, where he found 'human society reduced to its most basic expression'. His account of the people he encountered changed the field of anthropology, transforming Western notions of 'primitive' man. Tristes Tropiques is a major work of art as well as of scholarship. It is a memoir of exquisite beauty and a masterpiece of travel writing: funny, discursive, movingly detailing personal and cultural loss, and brilliantly connecting disparate fields of thought. Few books have had as powerful and broad an impact.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725684-9780141197548. It was written by the following authors: Claude Levi-Strauss. Book Tristes Tropiques - Penguin Modern Classics, which can be read online, published by the company: Penguin Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Maps, Travel. The book was published on 2011-09-01 00:00:00. It has 448 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 326 g. File for download Tristes Tropiques - Penguin Modern Classics has PDF format and is called tristes-tropiques-penguin-modern-classics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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