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Unformatted text preview: sociological category. The concept of race developed in the 17th century 2 Crossroads: Music of American Cultures (Barkley) Kendall Hunt Publishers, 2013 when scientists were attempting to categorize human beings in the same way they were attempting to categorize all living things. Scientists based their categorization on physical traits such as skin color or eye shape, observing that the proportions of certain traits were differently distributed from one part of the world to another. This variance in distribution is believed to be due to inbreeding within a geographic region. In the past, people traveled less and marriages were likely to be between neighbors. This resulted in the people of that geograp...
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