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The Europeans (film)
... The Europeans is a 1979 Merchant Ivory Film, directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, and with an adapted screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ... It is based upon the novel, The Europeans, by Henry James ...
Sami Culture - Genetic Studies
... assumed physical and cultural differences from the rest of the Europeans ... "The Y-chromosomal variety in the Saami is also consistent with their European ancestry ... genetic separation of the Saami from other Europeans is best explained by assuming that the Saami are descendants of a narrow, distinctive subset of ...
Captaincy General Of Santo Domingo - Arrival of The Europeans
... Believing that the Europeans were in some way supernatural, the Taínos welcomed them with all the honors available ... was a totally different society from the one the Europeans came from ... "egalitarian" system clashed with the Europeans' feudalist system, with more rigid class structures ...
Sultanate Of Ternate - History - Europeans
... The first Europeans to stay on Ternate were part of the Portuguese expedition of Francisco Serrão out of Malacca, which was shipwrecked near Seram and rescued ... European power in the region was weak and Ternate became an expanding, fiercely Islamic and anti-Portuguese state under the rule of Sultan Baab Ullah (r ...
Law Of New Zealand - History - Before 1840
... The arrival of Europeans from the late eighteenth century undermined the power of both chief and tohunga ... Europeans did not believe in tapu and widely violated it, and this, along with the influence of Christian missionaries, led Māori to doubt the effectiveness of the tohunga ... The transient nature of many Europeans also made it difficult for chiefs to impose justice on them ...

Famous quotes containing the word europeans:

    People nowadays have such high hopes of America and the political conditions obtaining there that one might say the desires, at least the secret desires, of all enlightened Europeans are deflected to the west, like our magnetic needles.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    Our national experience in Americanizing millions of Europeans whose chief wish was to become Americans has been a heady wine which has made us believe, as perhaps no nation before us has ever believed, that, given the slimmest chance, all peoples will pattern themselves upon our model.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.
    Joan Didion (b. 1934)