From Types to Populations : A Century of Race , Physical Anthropology , and the American Anthropological Association

@inproceedings{Caspari2004FromTT,
  title={From Types to Populations : A Century of Race , Physical Anthropology , and the American Anthropological Association},
  author={Rachel Caspari},
  year={2004}
}
In the 1960s, U.S. physical anthropology underwent a period of introspection that marked a change from the old physical anthropology that was largely race based to the new physical anthropology, espoused by Washburn and others for over a decade, which incorporated the evolutionary biology of the modern synthesis. What actually changed? What elements of the race concept have been rejected, and what elements have persisted, influencing physical anthropology today? In this article, I examine both… CONTINUE READING