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Unformatted text preview: languages. There have been recent attempts to break down this fairly clear model, called the “express train” or “out of Taiwan” model, into a more complex picture, involving a great deal of human dislocation between island Southeast Asia and Oceania. Leaving genetics to one side, there is a very strong linguistic and archaeological correlation that emanates from recent research. Linguistically, a Taiwanese homeland for the Austronesian family is almost universally recognized by linguists; the idea of a Melanesian homeland is no longer taken seriously....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ANTH 105 taught by Professor Johnstone during the Spring '08 term at Humboldt State University.
- Spring '08