Hornborg and Hill argue that the tendency to hyperlink language, tradition, and biology--essentialist notions of ethnic identities--is a Eurocentric bias that has characterised principally erroneous motives of the distribution of ethnic teams and languages in Amazonia. The facts, in spite of the fact that, indicates a way more fluid dating between geography, language use, ethnic identification, and genetics. In Ethnicity in historical Amazonia, best linguists, ethnographers, ethnohistorians, and archaeologists interpret their learn from a different nonessentialist viewpoint to shape a extra actual photograph of the ethnolinguistic range during this area.
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