Heredity, Environment, and Cranial Form: A Reanalysis of Boas’s Immigrant Data

  • Published 2003

Abstract

Franz Boas’s classic study, Changes in Bodily Form of Descendants of Immigrants, is a landmark in the history of anthropology. More than any single study, it undermined racial typology in physical anthropology and helped turn the tide against early-20thcentury scientific racism. In 1928, Boas responded to critics of the immigrant study by publishing the raw… (More)

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@inproceedings{2003HeredityEA, title={Heredity, Environment, and Cranial Form: A Reanalysis of Boas’s Immigrant Data}, author={}, year={2003} }