Boas and the Development of Phonology: Comments Based on Iroquoian

  title={Boas and the Development of Phonology: Comments Based on Iroquoian},
  author={P. Postal},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={269 - 280}
  • P. Postal
  • Published 1964
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
2. Setting 3. Boas' views 4. The inadequacy of taxonomic phonemic representation in Mohawk 1. Although the contributions of Franz Boas to the development of modern linguistic thought have not been ignored,' still his position has remained largely unspecified. It is therefore with great interest that one can read the recent discussion of Boas' views by C. F. and F. M. Voegelin.2 Part of their stimulating article on the history of structural linguistics in the United States is concerned to… Expand
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