Biological perspectives on human pigmentation /

Skin colour is perhaps the most decisive and abused physical characteristic of humankind. This book presents a multidisciplinary overview of how and why human populations vary so markedly in their skin colour. The biological aspects of the pigment cell and its production of melanin are reviewed. The...

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Main Author: Robins, Ashley H. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series:Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 7.
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