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Skull Shapes and the Map

Craniometric Analyses in the Dispersion of Modern Homo

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780873652056

Publication Date: 03/27/1990

Short

200 pages

1 map, 9 line illustrations, 12 tables

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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.

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