Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Giles, Eugene

US physical anthropologist. Giles is best known for his work on the application of human variation to forensic investigations and for his research on the origin and diversity of Melanesian populations. He was one of the founders of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. In recent years his interest has been in the history of US physical anthropology during the years when Earnest Hooton was a dominant force.

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