Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Aryan Superiority Myth

Idea that Aryans were the highest breed of humans and that other human stocks were somehow degraded or unhealthy. Because the term Aryan itself refers to a morphologically heterogenous group of tribes that had in common a language group, the later attempt to equate the linguistic stock to a homogenous morphological race and culture found little support among anthropologists.

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