Howells, William White

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HOWELLS, William White

HOWELLS, William White. American, b. 1908. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Biology. Career: Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1974 (Professor, 1954-74). Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1939-54. Publications: Mankind So Far, 1944; The Heathens, 1948; Back of History (in U.K. as Man in the Beginning), 1954; Mankind in the Making, 1959, rev. ed. 1967; (ed.) Ideas of Human Evolution, 1962; The Pacific Islanders, 1973; Evolution of the Genus Homo, 1973; Cranial Variation in Man, 1973; Skull Shapes and the Map, 1989; Getting Here: The Story of Human Evolution, 1993, rev. ed. 1997; Who's Who in Skulls, 1995. Address: 11 Lawrence Lane, Kittery Point, ME 03905, U.S.A.

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