By George W. Stocking Jr. (ed.)
The thirty-nine decisions during this quantity characterize the more and more various parts of analysis and diversity of lasting accomplishments in American anthropology in the course of the interwar interval. Introducing those essays is a ancient evaluate of yankee anthropology in this period via George W. Stocking Jr.
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Even after 1920, however, the shift was not precipitate. ’’∏ A number of the newer orientations that ﬂowered in the 1930s had their roots in doctoral dissertations introduction 23 carried on within a trait-distribution framework. Benedict, Herskovits, Hallowell, and Mead all followed this pattern—as in fact did Steward and White, though they worked under Boas’ students, rather than Boas himself. Although their manifest targets were latter-day evolutionists or the diffusionist extremists of the German and British schools, each of the former four treated theoretical issues raised by recent trends in American diffusionary ethnology: the stability of cultural elements, the character of their interrelation, their reinterpretation in particular cultural contexts, the applicability of the culture area concept to other regions, the problem of culture area boundaries, the psychological nature of the man/ environment relation.
Although the essential principles of phonemic analysis (see selection no. 25) would seem to be derivable from Boas’ work on ‘‘Alternating Sounds,’’ his own concern was with grammatical categories and processes, not with sound systems. Sapir, and Bloomﬁeld even more, went far beyond Boas in conceiving languages as composed of a limited number of elements in ordered relations within a bounded system. ’’π In the 1930s, however, the approach of Sapir and some of his early students—in contrast both to subsequent Bloomﬁeldian structuralism and to antecedent Boasian descriptivism— was quite historical, in the comparative linguistic mode (see selections nos.
And for Radin—the historicist pluperfect—all the ‘‘reactions against the quantitative method’’ of the 1920s were vitiated by a failure to recognize the true historical vocation of ethnology. At the time, it seemed to some that a sorting out was taking place between the scientiﬁc and historical orientations (see selection no. 16). Retrospectively, we may perhaps see a kind of differentiation among varieties of historical anthropology—with Kroeber attempting to free history from the dimension of time, and Radin standing out as the archetype of an enduring historicist and hermeneutic counter-current within Boasian anthropology.