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Lévi-Strauss, Claude

Pronunciation: /ˌlɛvɪˈstraʊs/
Pronunciation: /levistʀaʊs/
(1908–2009), French social anthropologist. A pioneer in the use of a structuralist analysis to study cultural systems, he regarded language as an essential common denominator underlying cultural phenomena.

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