Re: Physical nomenclature
Thu, 01 Aug 1996 18:16:02 -0400

In article <4tphq0$>, Riley) wrote:

The old Bertillon system seems far too involved,
>wrought with political overtones and requires physical measurements.
>If someone could point me in the right direction it would be much
>Patrick Riley

All human classification systems are wrought with political overtones, you
are just trying to find one that doesn't offend you. Anthropologists have
dropped physical typing since the late sixties, and you should ask
yourself why the need to do it now.

Toby Cockcroft
MA Anthropology University Of Western Ontario