The Skeletal Phenotype of “Negritos” from the Andaman Islands and Philippines Relative to Global Variation among Hunter-Gatherers

@inproceedings{Stock2013TheSP,
  title={The Skeletal Phenotype of “Negritos” from the Andaman Islands and Philippines Relative to Global Variation among Hunter-Gatherers},
  author={J. Stock},
  booktitle={Human biology},
  year={2013}
}
  • J. Stock
  • Published in Human biology 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Abstract The “negrito hypothesis” suggests that populations of smallbodied foragers in South and Southeast Asia who share common phenotypic characteristics may also share a common, ancient origin. The key defining characteristics of the “negrito” phenotype, small body size, dark skin, and tightly curled hair, have been interpreted as linking these populations to sub-Saharan Africans. The underlying assumption of this interpretation is that the observed phenotypic similarities likely reflect… CONTINUE READING
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