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Biological adaptability of Australian Aboriginal people

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The Human Adaptability section of the International Biological Programme (IBP/HA) was launched in December 1962, with a conference at the CIBA Foundation in London. This lasted precisely for the duration of the last great London fog, a circumstance, which Collins and Weiner (1977) describe as 'imposing a monastic seclusion on the participants who were thus obliged to remain together almost continuously for five days'. The outcome was a framework and policy for human biology research which was...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author, Editor

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Editor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Pages:
157-182
Host title:
Human adaptability: past, present, and future: the first Parkes Foundation Workshop, Oxford, January 1994
Publication date:
1997-01-01
ISBN:
0198548575
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2014-04-23

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