Early Man in the Far East: A Symposium of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and The American Anthropological Association, December 28, 1946

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Author: Howells, William White (1908-2005) [editor] from the library of Dr John B Cornell

Year: 1949

Publisher: American Association of Physical Anthropology

Place: Detroit

Description:

157 pages with maps, fold out table, plates and figures. Royal octavo (10" x 7") issued in wrappers. From the library of John B Cornell Studies in Physical Anthropology, volume 1. 1st edition.

Contents: Geology and Climate as Factors of Human Evolution in Asia by Helmut de Terra; Lower Paleolithic Archaeology in Southern Asia and the Far East by Hallam L Movius, Jr; The Discover of Early Man in Java and South China by G H R von Koenigswald; Some Paleontological Principals Significant in Human Evolution by Edwin A Colbert.

John Bilimer Cornell (1921-1994) was a member of the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin from 1955 until his retirement in 1987, at which time he was appointed professor emeritus. His many accomplishments in the course of a distinguished career ranged from his help in breaking Japanese codes during World War II to his service as president of the American Ethnological Society, as program director for anthropology at the National Science Foundation, and as chair of the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas. John Cornell served as acting chairman of the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin from 1962 to 1964 and as chairman from 1974 to 1978. He was the program director for anthropology at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C., from 1971 to 1973. He served as president of the American Ethnological Society in 1974-75. He was a fellow of the American Anthropological Association from 1953 until his retirement, a fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology from 1972 to 1983, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science from 1980 until his death.

Condition:

John B Cornell's name on title page, corners rubbed and bumped, light edge wear, spine ends else a very good copy.


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