Caucasian Race

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Caucasian Race

 

in the classification of the German anato-mist and anthropologist J. Blumenbach (1776), a large racecorresponding to the Europeoid race. In contemporary anthropological literature the term “Caucasian race” is used relatively infrequently.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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