Cranial change in Americans: 1850-1975.

  title={Cranial change in Americans: 1850-1975.},
  author={R. L. Jantz},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  volume={46 4},
  • R. L. Jantz
  • Published 2001 in Journal of forensic sciences
This paper examines the pattern and magnitude of craniofacial change in American blacks and whites over the past 125 years. Standard metric data from 885 crania were used to document the changes from 1850 to 1975. Data from 19th century crania were primarily from anatomical collections, and 20th century data were available from the forensic anthropology data bank. Canonical correlation was used to obtain a linear function of cranial variables that correlates maximally with year of birth… CONTINUE READING