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Unformatted text preview: long time and then got off in Cape Town. There was a clear definition of black when they saw them. If they had walked to cape town, by the time they got back to Europe they would not have a definite description of what black is. There is too much variation. People want to know, if man was made in God's image what color was Adam? Blumenbach (1790s)-Five Skin colors-Black (African/Ethiopian)-White (European)-Red (American Indian)-Yellow (Asian)-Brown (Malaysian Why?- Degeneration! (we started perfect from Adam & degenerated) Samuel Morton (early 1800s)- Caucasoid (52) 87- Mongoloid (10) 83- Malay (18) 81- American (144) 82- Ehiopian (29) 78 ^ skull size according to race Race science started with a conclusion, and that was whites were superior. When the evidence didnt support, they went looking for new evidence! Franz Boas 1930s and 40s- the study of immigrants- IQ- Linguistics...
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- Spring '07
- Physical Anthropology, White people, White American, Caucasian race, 12 steps