Indische Culture, and its Relationship to Urban Life

@article{Milone1967IndischeCA,
  title={Indische Culture, and its Relationship to Urban Life},
  author={Pauline Dublin Milone},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={1967},
  volume={9},
  pages={407 - 426}
}
  • P. Milone
  • Published 1 July 1967
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
The Brazilian historian, Gilberto Freyre, has stated that only the Portuguese had the innate adaptive capacity which enabled them to stay in the tropics and, through intermarriage with indigenous people and imported slaves, create a new culture suitable to the challenges of an underdeveloped tropical environment. He emphasized that it was particularly Northern Europeans who were incapable of adjustment. They returned home after their tours of duty, and those few remaining invariably degenerated… 

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