The approach of Franz Boas, termed historical particularism. Although he never established a formal school of anthropology
, Boasian anthropology
nevertheless exists in terms
of the influence of the man
and his students, who
included Alfred Kroeber, Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, Edward Sapir, Melville Hershkovits, Robert Lowie, A. Irving Hallowell, M. F. Ashley Montagu, Ruth Bunsel, Paul Radin, and Leslie Spier.