Re: American Anthropologist (long, argumentative)

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Thu, 22 Feb 1996 12:39:03 -0500

No apologies in order, Keith. I guess I was thinking of Mike Salavesh,
who said, in the middle of his post on the four fields, that
anthropologists who earned the Ph.D. since the l970s have not taken
linguistics courses. What is also interesting is the inclusion of
arcaeology under "cultural." Is this also something new? Ruby Rohrlich

On 22 Feb 1996, Keith Dever wrote:

> In-Reply-To: Re: American Anthropologist (long, arg, From: Ruby Rohrlich <rohr
> I am new to this thread so I must apologize for saying something that may
> have been said already.
> I look at anthropology as divided into two fields -- physical and cultural.
> Cultural includes ethnography, linguistics and archaeology. Physical
> includes the biological "stuff". The rest can be divided along those lines.
> I don't take credit for this idea. I have seen it in a number of intro
> textbooks.
> Cheers,
> Keith