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ATTENBOROUGH, David (Frederick) (<i>born</i> 1926), broadcaster and naturalist

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; World History; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Film; Intellectual History; Literature. 699 words.

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FARQUHARSON, Angus (Durie Miller) (<i>born</i> 1935), Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 1998–2010 (Vice Lord-Lieutenant, 1987–98)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; World History; Historical Geography. 183 words.

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Java man

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Genetics and Genomics.

An extinct subspecies of primitive man known from fossils obtained in central Java. Now classified as Homo erectus erectus, but formerly referred to as Pithecanthropus erectus.

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Mongoloid

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Genetics and Genomics.

Pertaining to a race of mankind, characterized by a faintly yellowish skin, an epicanthic fold, sparse body hair, and black straight head hair.

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Piltdown man

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — World History.

Supposed fossil remains ‘discovered’ by Charles Dawson in 1908–13 in gravels in the hamlet of Piltdown in East Sussex, England. The association of a modern-looking skull, ape-like jaw, and...

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