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Letters on the physical history of the earth addressed to Professor Blumenbach

J. A. Deluc

Letters on the physical history of the earth addressed to Professor Blumenbach

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Published by C.J.G. and F. Rivington .
Written in English


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Statementby J.A. Deluc.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL20071172M

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Blumenbach later expanded on those topics in his Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte (Contributions to Natural History), in which he further investigated individual variability and the possibility that the Earth had a long history. In Blumenbach presented his concept of Letters on the physical history of the earth addressed to Professor Blumenbach book, or the formative force, an idea that influenced many in an embryological debate of his time and that affected developmental.

Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, (bornGotha, Ger.—died Jan. 22,Göttingen), German anthropologist, physiologist, and comparative anatomist, frequently called the father of physical anthropology, who proposed one of the earliest classifications of the.

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Box 1 summarises some of Blumenbach’s achievements. For this article, I draw largely on Blumenbach’s collected treatises,4 edited by Thomas Bendyshe. This book includes two memoirs on Blumenbach, one by Professor K F H Marx and the other by M Flourens; the first and third editions of Blumenbach’s MD thesis; some other works by Blumenbach Cited by:   Johann Friedrich Blumenbach has been called ‘The Father of Physical Anthropology’ because of his pioneering publications describing human racial variation.

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Blumenbach has been cited by both Gould and Bruce Dain as having “invented” the name Caucasian to describe Europeans, Middle Easterners, and South Asians. [] In fact, Blumenbach’s university colleague Christoph Meiners had previously used it. [] It would be more accurate to say that Blumenbach popularized the term.

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