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For example, she described the emphasis on restraint in Pueblo cultures of the American southwest, and the emphasis on abandon in the Native American cultures of the Great Plains. These traits comprise an interdependent constellation of aesthetics and values in each culture which together add up to a unique gestalt.

American Women in Science: The girls were successful in school and entered Vassar College in September where Ruth thrived in an all-female atmosphere.

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Benedict was a senior student of Franz Boas when Mead began to study with them, and they had extensive and reciprocal influence on each other’s work. The book became a bestseller in China inwhen relations with the Japanese government were strained. The nations united against fascismthey continue, include “the most different physical types of men.

Fulton was deeply affected by her husband’s passing. Abram Kardiner was also affected by these ideas, and in time, the concept of “modal personality” was born: Over the next few years, Ruth took up many different jobs. Wallace Joseph B. The book also affected Japanese conceptions of themselves. She received her PhD and joined the faculty in This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Benedict is known not only for her earlier Patterns of Culture but also for her later book The Chrysanthemum and the Swordthe study of the society and culture of Japan that she published inincorporating results of her war-time research.


In contrast, the worshipers of Dionysusthe god of wineemphasized wildness, abandon, letting go, as did Native Americans. Archaeological Biological Cultural Linguistic Social. For example, David Friend Aberle benerict that the Pueblo people may be calm, gentle, and much given to ritual when in one mood or set of circumstances, but they may be suspicious, retaliatory, and warlike in other crixantemo.

Critics have objected to the degree of abstraction and generalization inherent in the “culture and personality” approach.

Moralityshe argued, was relative to the values of the culture in which one operated. Moses —97 Jane H.

Benedict was among the leading cultural anthropologists who were recruited by the US government for war-related research and consultation after the US entry into World War II. It was wrong, she felt, to disparage the customs or values of a culture different from one’s own.

Archived copy as title Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July However, she was unhappy with this job as well and, after one year, left to teach English in Pasadena at the Orton School for Girls.

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However, by then, Benedict had already assisted in the training and guidance of several Columbia students of anthropology including Margaret Mead and Ruth Landes. Writing was her outlet, and she wrote with an insightful perception about the realities of life. Societies all have social norms that they follow; some allow more expression when dealing with death, such as mourning, while other societies are not allowed to acknowledge it.

Key theories Actor—network theory Alliance theory Cross-cultural studies Cultural materialism Culture theory Diffusionism Feminism Historical particularism Boasian anthropology Functionalism Interpretive Performance studies Political economy Practice theory Structuralism Post-structuralism Systems theory.

Belva Lockwood Lucretia Mott. The book was influential in shaping American ideas about Japanese culture during the occupation of Japanand popularized the distinction between guilt cultures and shame cultures. However, the administration of Columbia was not as progressive in its attitude towards female professionals as Boas had been, and the university President Nicholas Murray Butler was eager to curb the influence of the Boasians whom he considered to be political radicals.

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