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The Resource Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir, Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by Sylvia Modelski

Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir, Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by Sylvia Modelski

Label
Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir
Title
Saudades do Brasil
Title remainder
a photographic memoir
Statement of responsibility
Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by Sylvia Modelski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • Claude Levi-Strauss, internationally known as a brilliant and sometimes controversial anthropologist, is also a skilled and sensitive photographer. Saudades do Brasil - "nostalgia for Brazil," from the title of a musical composition by Darius Milhaud - presents 180 of the more than 3,000 photographs Levi-Strauss took in Brazil between 1935 and 1939. While serving as professor of sociology at the University of Sao Paulo, the young ethnographer made expeditions among the natives of Mato Grosso and Southern Amazonia that resulted in numerous publications, most notably Tristes Tropiques. Most of these photographs are published here for the first time
  • Levi-Strauss begins his photographic memoir in Sao Paulo, then a frontier city rapidly changing to an industrial metropolis, a city with "a singular beauty, due to breaks in rhythm, architectural paradoxes, contrasting shapes and colors." The rest of the photographs chronicle Levi-Strauss expeditions among the Caduveo, The Bororo, the Nambikwara, and other tribes - "the last escapees from the cataclysm that discovery and subsequent invasions had been for their ancestors." His pictures capture the Amazonian landscape, the people, and their activities, social lives, and ceremonies. Informative captions by Levi-Strauss enhance the ethnographic and human interest of his photographs. Saudades do Brasil will be of interest to anthropologists, photographers, and readers concerned with a part of the world that is geographically remote but globally significant
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Lévi-Strauss, Claude
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Modelski, Sylvia
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  • Indians of South America
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
Label
Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir, Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by Sylvia Modelski
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • World of the Namibikwara
  • In Amazonia:
  • Munde:
  • Tupi-Kawahib
  • Return
  • First looks at Brazil:
  • Sao Paulo and Pirapora;
  • Mount Itatiaia;
  • Parana, Santa Catarina;
  • Goias
  • From the Caduveo to the Bororo:
  • Caduveo;
  • Bororo
Control code
32626031
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780295974729
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95021579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(WaOLN)1688316
Label
Saudades do Brasil : a photographic memoir, Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by Sylvia Modelski
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • World of the Namibikwara
  • In Amazonia:
  • Munde:
  • Tupi-Kawahib
  • Return
  • First looks at Brazil:
  • Sao Paulo and Pirapora;
  • Mount Itatiaia;
  • Parana, Santa Catarina;
  • Goias
  • From the Caduveo to the Bororo:
  • Caduveo;
  • Bororo
Control code
32626031
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780295974729
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95021579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(WaOLN)1688316

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