The Early Inhabitants of Western Asia

The Early Inhabitants of Western Asia : The Huxley Memorial Lecture for 1911 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Early Inhabitants of Western Asia: The Huxley Memorial Lecture for 1911 Of course they also have incorporated in themselves various alien elements, and I know Armenians from Southern Persia who look like Biloch or Dravidians - but as a rule the great mass of the Armenians forms not only a religious, but also a somatic unity. Particularly in Northern Syria there are places where Armenians resemble one another like eggs. Religious seclusion and, in many cases, life in remote mountain villages, have both contributed to prevent intermarriage with strangers, and thus we may assume from the beginning that they represent an old type. More frequently than any other group in Western Asia they show the plan occipital form of the profile curve, great brachycephaly with extreme height of the skull and a particularly narrow and high nose. Cf. Plate XXX. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266030
  • 9780243266036