Mankind Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 4, Summer

Age at Menarche in a Rural Aymara-Speaking Community Located at High Altitude in Northern Chile
Menarcheal information was collected in 1987 for rural Aymara speaking girls who reside at high altitude in the community of Putre (3,530 m), Parinacota Province, northern Chile. The study was based on the status quo investigation of 57 girls, aged 9...
Etruscan and Lemnian Appear to Be Twigs of the Pelasgian Branch of the Indo-European Language Tree
Bell and Howell Information and Learning: Foreign text omitted (...) In the light of the recent discovery that the Etruscan language is interpretable when viewed as a Creole language based on Ancient Greek, the notionally related Lemnian language is...
Genetic Diversity and Population Structure among 13 Endogamous Populations of Purnia, Bihar
The relation between populations structure variables and regional diversity was investigated among the thirteen endogamous populations of Puria division, Bihar, who belonged to different castes and ethnic groups with various migratory origins The phenotypic...
The Celtic Calendar and the English Year
The author examines the linguistic and historical evidence for the names and implied meanings of the Celtic and Anglo-Saxon months, seasons, days, solstices, equinoxes and festivals, and concludes that the major divisions of the English traditional year...
The End of the Neanderthalers: A Speculative Essay
It is suggested that modem Homo sapiens evolved from a single small population of Homo erectus, living at a high latitude during the last Interglacial period, which lost its body for while retaining the sematic hair, at the same time perhaps reducing...
The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection A Complete Variorum Edition
The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection A Complete Variorum Edition Ronald Aylmer Fisher (Edited by Henry Bennett) Oxford University Press, 1999 318pp; $45.00 One of the more influential monographs in the history of evolutionary biology is available...
When Institutions Fail: Can Viable Social Policies Then Be Formulated?
When Institutions Fail: Can Viable Social Policies then be Formulated?1 This paper examines evidence that egalitarian social scientists, by denying the interaction of biological and environmental factors, have generated and continue to generate a series...
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