Linguistik Antropologi: Pengaruh Pemikiran Boas

Teo Kok Seong


Makalah ini cuba menggalurkan pemikiran Boas, ahli antropologi dan ahli linguistik Amerika yang masyhur pada awal abad ke-20 dan mempunyai pengaruh yang dominan dalam bidang linguistik antropologi semasa dari segi orientasi, skop dan kaedahnya. Pengaruh pemikiran Boas ini ditinjau dalam bidang-bidang yang diceburinya: Antropologi, etnologi dan linguistik.


This article attempts to trace the thoughts of Boas, a renowned Ameri­can anthropologist and linguist of the early 20th century, which exert a dominant influence in the discipline of contemporary anthropologi­cal linguistics in its orientation, scope; and methodology. The influ­ence of Boas‘s thoughts is examined in the subjects undertaken by him: Anthropologv, ethnology and linguistics.


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