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Civilisation and cerebral development

some observations on the influence of civilisation upon the development of the brain in the different races of man

by Robert Dunn

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Published by s.n. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Brain, anatomy & histology,
  • Cultural Evolution

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Dunn
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26273852M

    A civilization (or civilisation) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, a form of government and a symbolic systems of communication such as writing.. Civilizations are intimately associated with and often further defined by other socio-politico-economic characteristics, including centralization, the domestication of both humans .


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