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The Anglosphere exception (?)

PLoS ONE has another article up about admixture in Argentina. The interesting aspect is that in its self-conception Argentina, like the United States of America or Australia, is a European settler nation, and therefore unlike Mexico, Boliva, or Brazil, each of whom de jure or de facto espouse a multicultural and multiracial identity. Buenos Ares is in its mentality more a Southern European city situated in the antipodes, with a touch of old Mitteleuropa (Argentines are avid consumers of psychoanalysis).
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Admixture in different regions of Argentina

Academics / Anthropology : Dienekes' Anthropology Blog (2 years ago)

99 AIMs are probably not good enough to obtain accurate admixture estimates, but they are probably sufficient to highlight real differences in the origins of different Argentinean sub-populations. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34695. doi:10.1371/... Read Post

Gene Healy Says You Can't Blame Americans for Not Feeling Exceptional

News : Reason (1 hour ago)

"We are exceptional in a certain way that no other nation is," Secretary of State John Kerry told U.S. embassy staffers in Vienna last week. We're the only country founded on "the idea that people are created equal and that all peop... Read Post

Huge Off-Highway Road Trains

Odd : The Presurfer (2 years ago)

image credit A road train is a trucking concept used in remote areas of Argentina, Australia, Mexico, the United States and Canada to move freight efficiently. The term 'road train' is most often used in Australia. In the U.S. and C... Read Post

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