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The First Americans : origins, affinities, and adaptations / edited by William S. Laughlin and Albert B. Harper.

; Harper, Albert B., 1950-
New York : G. Fischer, 1979.
ISBN 0895741032, 9783437302954, 9780895741035, 3437302957

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Other Authors Harper, Albert B., 1950-
Laughlin, William S.
Subjects Anthropology, Physical -- North America -- Congresses.
Génétique des populations humaines -- Congrès.
Human population genetics -- Congresses.
Human population genetics.
Indians -- Anthropometry -- Congresses.
Indians -- Anthropometry.
Indians -- Origin -- Congresses.
Indians -- Origin.
Indians, North American -- North America -- Congresses.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Anthropométrie -- Congrès.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Origines -- Congrès.
Description xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Proceedings of a conference held at the European Conference Center of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Burg-Wartenstein, Austria, Aug. 21-30, 1976.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Volume results from the Wenner-Gren Foundation conference held at Burg-Wartenstein, Austria in 1976. Contains 15 papers focusing on the first Americans and the processes of adaptation, the analysis of variability, affinities, origins and health.
Contents The first Americans: origins, affinities, and adaptations / William S. Laughlin and Susan I. Wolf -- Landscape and climate of Beringia during Late Pleistocene and Holocene time / David M. Hopkins -- The origin and dispersion of American Indians in North America / James B. Griffin -- Anthropometry of Siberian peoples / Valeri P. Alexseev -- Aleuts and Eskimos: survivors of the Bering Land Bridge coast / William S. Laughlin, Jorgen B. Jorgensen, and Bruno Frohlich -- Blood polymorphisms and the origins of New World populations / Michelle Lampl and Baruch S. Blumberg -- Dental traits in Ainu, Australian aborigines, and New World populations / Kazuro Hanihara -- Genetic distances, trees, and maps of North American Indians / James N. Spuhler -- Blood groups of Siberians, Eskimos, and subarctic and Northwest Coast Indians: the problem of origins and genetic relationships / Emoke J.E. Szathmary -- Genetic differentiation in Australia and the western Pacific and its bearing on the origin of the first Americans / Robert L. Kirk -- Analytic methods for genetic and adaptational studies / William J. Schull and Francisco Rothhammer -- Patterning of skeletal pathologies and epidemiology / T. Dale Stewart -- Anthropometric variation of native American children and adults / Francis E. Johnston and Lawrence M. Schell -- Endogamy and exogamy in two Arctic communities: Aleut and East Greenlandic Eskimo / Joelle Robert-Lamblin -- Life expectancy and population adaptation: the Aleut centenarian approach / Albert B. Harper.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5310329
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