Alexander Goldenweiser, "Diffusionism
and the American School of Historical Ethnology," American Journal of Sociology 31, no.
Levi-Strauss's early commitment to diffusionism
was followed by a rejection of it, which identified diffusionism
(82.) Jones, 'Diffusionism
Reconsidered', 470; Jones, Polynesians in America, p.
The theoretical apparatus is that of diffusionism
, and cartography is the tool par excellence.
: A Uniformitarian Critique." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 77 (1): 30-47.
The fact remais that the young Lele, in a kind of diffusionism
, mixed their Christianity with their old religious beliefs, which they supposedly fought against.
Blaut, The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism
and Eurocentric History (New York: Guilford Press, 1993); and idem, Eight Eurocentric Historians (New York: Guilford Press, 2000).
Rolt suggested that many boatpeople had Romani origins; this partly reflected Massingham's endorsement of the (discredited) ideas of diffusionism
, which saw human culture as diffused from origins in Egyptian agriculture, with travelling people like the Romani acting as a direct mediating force.
In addition, study of change has been a major domain of research for the anthropologists who attempted to describe change from various theoretical standpoints like evolutionism, diffusionism
, neo-evolutionism, socio-biology and many others.
In Franco Moretti's evolutionary model of worldwide genre diffusionism
, translation is only mentioned in relation to specific rewriting patterns of Western novels during late-nineteenth century Japan, as if translation were a non-functional item of the whole world literary system (63n24).