The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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COLONIALISM IN THE TROPICS In the tropics or subtropics , the story was quite
different . There Europeans were at a biological disadvantage , especially in the
Old World tropics where they were highly susceptible to a wide range of tropical ...
In any case , Europeans in much of the tropics were not only vastly outnumbered
, they also faced cohesively organized societies of considerable size , often
capable of fielding armies of thousands of disciplined , trained soldiers . 3 .
and epidemiological conditions in the American tropics were considerably more
favorable to the Europeans than in Africa or even Asia . Altitude put vast stretches
of the American tropics well beyond the reach of the great tropical killer ...
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