'Dusky Damsels': Pitcairn Island's Neglected Matriarchs of the Bounty Saga

  title={'Dusky Damsels': Pitcairn Island's Neglected Matriarchs of the Bounty Saga},
  author={Robert Langdon},
  journal={The Journal of Pacific History},
  pages={29 - 47}
  • R. Langdon
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • History
  • The Journal of Pacific History
In the 1920s and 1930s, the American physical anthropologist Harry L. Shapiro studied the inheritance of anthropometric and qualitative traits among descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Polynesian wives on Norfolk and Pitcairrn Islands. He assumed that the islanders were derived from 'two fairly divergent groups - English and Tahitian', the women being 'the darker ancestral group' in skin colour and 'fairly homozygous for brown eyes'. However, his findings did not tally with his… 

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  • History
  • 2000
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