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Family Tree of the Human Races.docx

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 2231
Professor
B.Galdiks
Semester
Summer

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Family Tree of the Human Races “Distribution of the Primary Racial Stocks of Mankind” Carleton Coon • may have originated the most recent version of five races: o Caucasoid o Mongoloid o Australoid o Negroid o Capoid • This is reflected, in part, in the notion of social evolution — the misconception that cultures evolve like organisms and that this evolution is moving towards more advanced forms. This led to the concept of biological determinism • Cultural variability was seen as biologically determined and, therefore, inherited in the same way that physical characteristics were. • The idea that people of visibly different geographic origin have intrinsic, biologically determined differences in behaviour and intelligence is the definition of racism.
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