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Indianerforschung in Brasilien
Neue Folge / New Series, Vol. 1, No. 1 (1951), pp. 69-73
Published by: Duncker & Humblot GmbH
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43643734
Page Count: 5
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Brazil is the model territory for studying all kinds of immediate and lasting contacts between representatives of various European nations and with African and Asiatic cultures. There are continuously all varities of contacts going on: as for instance between Indians and African Negroes. Their civilisatory outfit has changed accordingly as well as their mental attitude. Moreover there are stretches of land in Brazil whose inhabitants may not yet have seen a white man — isolated cultures. The article gives a survey of important studies in Brazil.