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Human Biogeography$
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Alexander Harcourt

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780520272118

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520272118.001.0001

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Biogeography and Humans

Biogeography and Humans

An Introduction

(p.1) 1 Biogeography and Humans
Human Biogeography

Alexander H. Harcourt

University of California Press

The book synthesizes the relevant parts of the disciplines of anthropology and biogeography. Each discipline has data and concepts useful and used by the other, but the two often do not know it and therefore miss potential synergy. A major issue in this book is the reason for human variation. Humans vary in a number of ways, including physiologically, depending on their region of origin. It can be medically vital to recognize that variation and to understand the biology behind it.

Keywords:   anthropology, biogeography, humans, medicine, variation

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