Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Hrdlička’s Thesis

Proposal by Hrdlička as early as 1917 for the peopling of the Americas in which Mongolian immigrants of northeast Asiatic origin arrived in the New World in successive waves by way of the ice-bound Bering Strait during the last (Wisconsin) glacial maximum. This model has proven to be the most durable of the several early man in the New World hypotheses.

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