ISBN-10:
0815304900
ISBN-13:
9780815304906
Pub. Date:
12/28/1996
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia / Edition 1

History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia / Edition 1

by Frank Spencer

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ISBN-13: 9780815304906
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1224
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

Frank Spencer is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Queens College, City University of New York. He is the author of scientific articles and books that include a comprehensive study of the Piltdown Affair: Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery (1990) and The Piltdown Papers (1990); also co-editor of the award winning book: The Origin of Modern Humans (1984) and editor of A History of American Physical Anthropology, 1930-1980 (1982).

Table of Contents

A sampling of the coverage: African prehistory * Belgium * Biogeography * Cannibalism * Catastrophism * CroMagnon * Darwin, Charles * Eugenics * Facial Angle * Finland * Galen * Germany * Health and Disease * Hunting hypothesis * Malagasy primates * Paleopathology * Polygenism * Rousseau, Jean-Jacques * Turkey * Tyson, Edward * Vallois, Henry * Weidenreich, Franz * Wenner-Gren Foundation * Zuttiyeh

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