Homenaje a Juan Comas en su 65 aniversario

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Author: Caso, Alfonso (1896-1970), Eusebio Davalos H, Santiago Genoves, Miguel Leon-Portilla, Demetrio Sodi, et al. signed

Year: 1965

Publisher: Instituto Indigenista Interamericano

Place: Mexico City

Description:

2 volumes: Indigenismo - Lingüística - Arqueología lv+[8 photographs]+210 pages with photographs, diagrams and fold out reproduction; Antropología física 413 pages with (tables some folding), charts, maps, plates, diagrams and illustrations. Signed by Juan Comas. Limited to 700 copies. 1st edition.

Contents: Volume 1: Algunos Procesos de Intercomunicacion Cultural en Mexico Prehispanico by Miguel Leon-Portilla; The Indian as Ancient Man; and Ancient Man as the Primal Ecologist. With a Remark on Indian Material Poverty and its Meaning to the Indian by John Collier, Sr; El Rol de la Medicina en las Regiones de Refugio by Gonzalo Aguirre Beltran; Destribalizacion de Indigenas en Ecuador by Vision del Pais; Los Grupos Humanos de Panama by Reina Torres de Arauz; Los Antecedentes de los Conquistadores y Primeros Pobladores en la America Hispana by Alejandro Lipschutz; Religiosos e Indios en los Siglos XVI y XVII by Gegorio Hernandez de Alba; El Papel de la Linguistica en la Obra Indigenista by William C Townsend; Sierra Popoluca Intonation by Benjamin F Elson; El Lienzo Vischer II by Alfonso Caso; Simbolismo de un Soporte de Piedra de Moler de Costa Rica by Doris Stone. Volume 2: Of Mice and Men. Epigenetic Polymorphism in the Skeleton by Don Brothwell; Age Trends and Adult Sex Differences in Body Composition by Josef Brozek; Morfologia Craniana da Populacio do Sambaqui de Cabecuda (Laguna, Santa Catarina) e sua Relacao com Outras Populacoes de Paleoamerindios do Brasil by Marilia Carvalho de Mello and Alvin and Denzart Pereira de Mello Filho; Australopithecine Cordage and Thongs by Raymond A Dart; La Pigmentacion de la Piel en los Indigenas Guahibos by Adelaida G de Diaz Ungria; La Poblacion de Tlatilco, Mexico, Caracterizada por sus Entrierros by Johanna Faulhaber; Croissance Comparee des Cranes d'Hommes et des Cranes de Chimpanzes dans le Plan Sagittal by Denise Ferembach; La Trepanacion Craneal en las Islas Baleares by Miguel Fuste; Variabilite de la Regression de la Stature en la Longueur des Segments de Membres en Afrique Centrale by Jean Hiernaux; Age and Individuality in Vertebral Lipping: Notes on Stewart's Data by W W Howells; Finger Prints in the Light of Familiar Influences by Jiro Ikeda; The Relation of Anthroposcopic Traits to the Ascription of Racial Designation in Peru by Gabriel W Lasker and Bernice A Kaplan; Fenomenos de Asociacion Entre Lineas Dermopapilares y otroas Caracteristicas Corporales by Jose Pons; Dati Encefalometrici nella Differenziazione dei Gruppi Umani. Pesi Totali by Alfredo Sacchetti; Genetica de Populacoes Humanas Brasileiras by Francisco M Salzano; Biometrie et Evolution by Eugene Schreider; The Cranial Capacity of the Orbital Volume of Hominoids According to Age and Sex by Adolph H Schultz; The Problem of Analyzing the Height of the Cranial Vault by T D Stewart; Craniology of Aruban Indians by J Tacoma; Homo babilis: Last Missing Link in Hominine Phylogeny? by Phillip V Tobias; The Variability of the Weight of the Brain in Homo by Tibor Toth; Recent Advances of Palaeoanthropology in China by Ju Kang.

Condition:

Spines and edges age darkened, corners bumped, some light edge wear, signed on half title of volume one. A very good set.

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