Re: Coon and Middle East

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Thu, 23 Nov 1995 13:08:53 -0500

When I was a student of anthropology in the late l930s, at New York
University, we were taught that Coon was a racist, and remembering part
of one book I read, he thought African hominids were inferior to those
who migrated to Asia because they discovered the uses of fire later.
Ruby Rohrlich