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Cultural divisions and island environments since the time of Dumont d'Urville

D'Arcy, Paul

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Dumont d'Urville's association of cultural regions with racial types chanelled subsequent scholarship into attempts to explain or refute this connection. As a consequence, other explanations of cultural formation were neglected. Mounting dissatisfaction with this scheme in the modern era has not given rise to a commonly accepted alternative. Recent trends towards viewing cultures as constantly evolving entities and mounting concern with human relations with the environment suggest a way forward...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23949
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/0022334032000120549

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