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The Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology The Races of Man and their Distribution


Συγγραφέας: Haddon Alfred Cort
Εκδότης: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108046275
Σειρά βιβλίου: Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 158
Διαστάσεις: 22x1x14
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology The Races of Man and their Distribution"

The Cambridge anthropological expedition of 1898-9 to the Torres Strait and New Guinea, led by the zoologist and anthropologist Alfred Cort Haddon (1855-1940), marked an epoch in field methodology. This edition, published in 1924, examines some of the major physical differences between human beings that Haddon used to distinguish race, looking at skin colour, hair, stature, nose, face and head form, and is thorough and wide-ranging in offering examples from throughout the world. He also suggests some reasons for the geographical distribution of the races. This was a new approach, though Haddon's findings are necessarily condensed here, providing a valuable work of reference rather than a full study. Forming the basis for a larger work, this book is is an important example of early scientific anthropology, while Haddon's curatorial work in the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in Cambridge made this a primary centre for anthropological study and research.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Haddon Alfred Cort
Κατηγορία: κοινωνιολογία
Σειρά βιβλίου: Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology
ISBN: 9781108046275
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 10/05/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 158
Τόπος έκδοσης: Cambridge
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 210 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x1x14 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 10 Plates, black and white

Περιεχόμενα

Introduction; The basis of classification; Definitions of race, people, tribe, nation; A classification of mankind; The main physical characters and distribution of the Ulotrichi; The main physical characters and distribution of the Cymotrichi; The main physical characters and distributions of the Leiotrichi; Distribution of races and peoples according to areas - Oceania; Africa; Europe; Asia; America; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.

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