Re: Washburn on Coon at the AAA

Ralph L Holloway (rlh2@COLUMBIA.EDU)
Mon, 27 Nov 1995 11:28:17 -0500

On Sun, 26 Nov 1995, Rob Prince wrote:

> Mike S. mentioned Washburn's critique of Coon at an AAA meeting.
> Was it published and is it available?
> Did Coon or one of his supporters respond and if so where.
> I would be interested in those articles. Perhaps others on the list
> would be as well.

Looking at Pat Shipman's book, where she notes Washburn's speech to the
AAA as published in AA 65:521-532, 1963. I see nothing about a Coon
response. Perhaps Coon's 1981 autobiography? (Adventures and Discoveries:
The Autobiography of Carleton S. Coon, Anthropologist and Explorer.
Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall.). I haven't read this ., nor have I read
his "Comment on "Bogus Science."" J. Heredity ,59(5):275, 1968.