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Marcel Mauss:
A Biography
Marcel Fournier
Translated by Jane Marie Todd

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction 1

PART I: DURKHEIM'S NEPHEW 7

CHAPTER 1: Épinal, Bordeaux, Paris 9
CHAPTER 2: Student at the École Pratique des Hautes Études 37
CHAPTER 3: Rites of Institution: Early Publications and Travel Abroad 56

PART II: THE TOTEM AND TABOO CLAN 81

CHAPTER 4: In the Cenacle 85
CHAPTER 5: Citizen Mauss 96
CHAPTER 6: Rue Saint-Jacques 113
CHAPTER 7: Journalist at Humanité 123
CHAPTER 8: Collective Madness 133
CHAPTER 9: A Heated Battle at the Collège de France: The Loisy Affair 149
CHAPTER 10: Not a Very Funny War 168

PART III: THE HEIR 185

CHAPTER 11: (The Socialist)Life Goes On 189
CHAPTER 12: A Burdensome Inheritance 215
CHAPTER 13: The Institut d'Ethnologie 233
CHAPTER 14: Sociology, a Lost Cause? 246

PART IV: RECOGNITION 259

CHAPTER 15: A Place at the Collège de France 263
CHAPTER 16: Where Professors Devour One Another 276
CHAPTER 17: Enough to Make You Despair of Politics 303
CHAPTER 18: The Time of Myths 315
EPILOGUE: The War and Postwar Years 333

Notes 351
Index 427

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