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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human population genetics.,
  • Human genetics.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p211-231. - Includes index.

StatementRichard Lynn.
SeriesHuman evolution, behavior, and intelligence
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,237p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22474269M
ISBN 100275949176

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