shaped early work on the tropics.
In spite of this move away from Malthusian forms of environmental determinism
, the environmental factors contributing to events of genocide continue to focus on specific factors, not ideas.
From the environmental determinism
perspective, we can argue that progress on the maturity path to lean is a function of gradual reduction in the inertial factors in the internal environment.
Oppenheimer wisely avoids the trap of environmental determinism
for explaining the rise or fall of a particular civilization.
The images of home are critically important; it is hard to prove environmental determinism
, but it is true that different settings cause us as human beings to behave differently.
Okihiro traces racial theory from the environmental determinism
espoused by Aristotle to the later belief that heredity determined racial characteristics.
Perhaps Hutchings means to imply that stadial theory wrongly rejected the environmental determinism
that the previous chapter had, admittedly, also found tainted.
in the US became a "scientific" justification for racism.
According to the European ideas of racial and environmental determinism
of the eighteenth century, there was a perceived degeneracy of the tropics and its mixed-race people.
Archaeology has successfully moved away from the environmental determinism
of the Mesolithic versus the social determinism of the Neolithic models that beset our understandings during the 1980s and 1990s, but this is surely no reason to throw out information on the environmental side.
This environmental determinism
, Mann writes, suggests a history of "all fall and no rise"
It is defined on the back of many 'straw men', especially environmental determinism