physical anthropology

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physical anthropology

physical anthropology

Physical Anthropology

Physical Anthropology

physical anthropology

Biological and Physical Anthropology

Mummies and Physical Anthropology

physical anthropology n.

physical anthropology n.

Marina Mogilner. Homo Imperii: A History of Physical Anthropology in Russia.

Physical Anthropology and the Reconstruction of Japanese Identity in Postcolonial Japan

The Contributions of Other Sciences: Comparison of Language, Physical Anthropology, Genetics, and Archaeology

HRDLIČKA, Aleš (1869 - 1943), in charge Division of Physical Anthropology, US National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1903; Curator, 1910–42; retired, 1942, since then Associate in Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution; Founder and Editor, American Journal of Physical Anthropology since 1918; Founder and first President of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, 1929

BUXTON, Leonard Halford Dudley (1889 - 1939), Legion d’Honneur; Bursar, Exeter College Oxford; University Reader in Physical Anthropology, Oxford, since 1928

BROAD, William Henry (1875 - 1948), Regional Consulting Adviser in Physical Medicine, Ministry of Health; Hon. Surgeon in charge Orthopædic Physiotherapy Department, Northern Hospital, Liverpool; Consulting Surgeon, Liverpool Foot Hospital; late Lecturer in Physical Anthropology, Liverpool University; FRAI; late Major, RAMC (TF); Associate Member, British Orthopaedic Association; late Surgeon in charge, Physical Treatment Department, Pensions Hospital, Liverpool; late member, City Council, Liverpool

Elizabeth A. Williams. The Physical and the Moral: Anthropology, Physiology, and Philosophical Medicine in France, 1750–1850. (Cambridge History of Medicine.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xii, 281. $64.95


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The branch of anthropology devoted to the study of physical and biological characteristics of humans, especially genetic traits, as opposed to cultural or social attributes. Compare cultural anthropology, social anthropology.

Subjects: Social Sciences — Psychology.

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