By Andrew P. Lyons
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Extra info for Irregular Connections: A History of Anthropology and Sexuality
You have buried the deed of our future slavery beneath our own land. . Were a Tahitian someday to disembark on your shores and were he to carve on one of your stones or on the bark of one of your trees, “This country belongs to the inhabitants of Tahiti,” what would you think? (Diderot :, our translation) 1 The second set piece is an imagined dialogue between a Tahitian sage, Orou, and the ship’s chaplain (aumônier) that concerns what we may call the cultural relativity of morals (Diderot :–, –).
After Wallis’s vessel arrived there in , Tahiti was visited three more times in the next ﬁve years (by Bougainville and subsequently two voyages of Captain Cook). The various crews were entertained by scantily clad Tahitian ladies who exceeded contemporary European standards of beauty. The cost of this entertainment was cheap. Because there was no iron in Tahiti, nails were a welcome item of exchange. Tahitian males were not loath to share their daughters and even their wives with the European newcomers.
His sensations are less acute: and yet he is more cowardly and timid. He has no vivacity, no activity of mind. . Destroy his appetite for victuals and drink, and you will at once annihilate the active principle of all his movements; he remains, in stupid repose, on his limbs or couch for whole days. (Jaenen :) The abbé Guillaume Thomas François Raynal believed that the supposed sexual inadequacy of Amerindians was a sign of their immaturity, indeed, of the infancy of the continent (Jaenen :).