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(Ed.) South American tropical forest cultures The tribal cultures of South America
are so various that Problems they cannot be adequately summarized in a brief
space, of The mosaic is baffling in its complexity: the cultures have generaliza- ...
No presently existing genus combines all of these features, but more of them are
found together in the He- liantheae than in the other tribes, and if such a plant did
exist it would probably be referred to that tribe. The He- liantheae tribe is thus ...
The sultans, emirs, and sheikhs were drawn from the tribes, whom they had to
cosset to obtain backing. There are, however, descendants of the Prophet
Muhammad, sayyids and sharifs, regarded as superior in the social scale to all
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