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Micronesia

Clark, Geoffrey

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When European explorers of the Enlightenment encountered population differences among Pacific Islanders, a major and long-lasting division was drawn between Polynesians and Melanesians. While Polynesians inhabiting the eastern Pacific had a physical appearance, languages and cultural institutions suggestive of a relatively recent, common ancestry from Island Southeast Asia, Melanesians exhibited diverse sociobiological traits indicative of a much longer occupancy, in what the geographer Charles...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60102
Book Title: The Cambridge World Prehistory Volume 1: Africa, South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific
DOI: 10.1017/CHO9781139017831.042

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