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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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.

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