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Each race is associated with a particular region of the world, where it is supposed to have developed in relative isolation and in adaptation to the particular environments of that region. If you have questions about the position, please contact anthro.officeofthechair@utoronto.ca. D. students appear to be increasingly concerned with selecting programs which offer some applied anthropology, valuing training which will prepare them for future employment in either an academic or nonacademic sphere (AAA 1997: 313).

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Publisher: The MIT Press; Reprint edition (August 1, 1997)

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