By Bronislaw Malinowski
There's no use for me to recapitulate right here the achievements of MaH nowski within the box of anthropology, the contributions which he made to it in wisdom, in equipment of study, and in concept. His longest and so much in depth interval of box paintings used to be performed within the Trobriand Islands in the course of global conflict I and, even supposing he wrote many exact monographs on particular features ofT robriand tradition, it was once regular of the breadth of his medical strategy that he proceeded to boost the broader theoretical implications of his study in kinship, magic, faith, schooling, economics, and legislations. additionally, within the procedure he formulated what has been referred to as his useful idea of tradition, and he always sophisticated the strategies for its learn. His seminars at theL ondon institution of Economics have been distinctive, not just simply because they have been attended via administrative officers, missionaries, and experts in anthropology and allied topics, but in addition simply because he had his personal specific equipment of guide. For the exposition of his theories he devised and used a chain of charts or tables which accepted of a synoptic research of all elements of tradition. They contained sure guiding ideas and a condensed set of directions for the fieldworker; they usually pressured him to make as exhaustive a survey as attainable of the neighborhood which he was once despatched out to review. in addition they constituted a scheme for the presentation and exam of knowledge, a way during which his personal theories and people of others should be confirmed, gaps in details published, and new avenues for examine instructed. As an anthropologist who used to be actually overseas in his pondering MaH- nowski discovered the significance of anthropology not just for the learn of primitive peoples but additionally for an knowing of ecu andO riental societies; and in his later years he dedicated increasingly more of his energies to writing on w
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Vide Schapera, op. , p. 28, for this suggestion. munity. common If, however, culture, it is take it to difficult to see how a territorial it 1 The Dynamics 6 work and interests round the concept of change and work for the study of culture contact, it is not ad- to organize our methods of of Culture Change field missible to forget that European agents constitute everywhere the main drive in change; that they are the determining factors as regards the initiative of change; that it is they who plan, take measures, and im- port things into Africa; that they withhold; that they take away land, labor, and political independence; and that they themselves are in most of their actions determined by instructions, ideas, and forces which have their origin outside Africa.
No sorting of elements is possible; no invoicing back to a previous culture as an element of reality. For we have here to deal with a vast phenomenon which in its essence is defined by a set of economic, legal, and social arrangements which have arisen in response to a new need: the large-scale exploitation of African resources by Europeans, for Western ends and by means of African labor. The fallacy of regarding such a phenomenon as a heap of fragments "bor- rowed" from Black and White parent cultures is evident.
Ed. Theories of Culture Change Take such 23 product of change such as a big industrial an African gold or copper mine. Can we envisage it in terms of mixture, a juxtaposition or assortment of "partially fused elements" from Europe and Africa? Obviously not. It is a new type of enterprise, organized by Western capital and European initiative but working in exotic surroundings and with African labor. Imagine an assortment of elements "borrowed" from the Western civilizaa typical enterprise mining plant the tools, trucks, and rails; the machinery for pounding the ore; the various engineering appliances all dumped on the veldt or in the jungle.