Re: Race - why & when

Rod Hagen (
Fri, 03 Mar 1995 08:54:44 +1000

In article <3j3d05$>, (Herb
Huston) wrote:

> In article <3j2v7a$>,
> Prince Nada) ( <thedavid> wrote:
> }What about this: what most people call "race," signified by
> }skin color, hair color & texture, etc. etc. seem most likely
> }to be adaptations to climactic conditions occuring over periods
> }of many thousands of years.

etc etc.

A good reference if you want to find out more about such issues is
Harrison, Tanner Pilbeam and Baker, "Human Biology - An Introduction to
Human Evolution, Variation, Growth and Adaptability," Oxford Science
Publications, 1988.

Those "climactic" conditions sound like fun! ;-)

Rod Hagen