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Skull Shapes and the Map

Skull Shapes and the Map

Craniometric Analyses in the Dispersion of Modern Homo

William White Howells

ISBN 9780873652056

Publication date: 03/27/1990

In this sequel to his Cranial Variation in Man, William White Howells surveys present-day regional skull shapes by a uniform method, examining the nature and degree of cranial differences discernible between recent Homo sapiens populations around the world.


  • This book should be carefully digested by everyone with an interest in craniometrics, analytical methodology in physical anthropology, human variation, and the origins of modern people.

    —American Journal of Physical Anthropology


  • William White Howells was Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Book Details

  • 200 pages
  • 7-3/4 x 10-1/2 inches
  • Peabody Museum Press

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