A view on the science: Physical anthropology at the millennium


  • Clark Spencer Larsen

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    1. Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3844
    • Department of Anthropology, Alumni Building, CB# 3115, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3115.
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The year 2000 marks the onset of the 21st century. In this transistional year, prominent physical anthropologists will provide brief reflections on our discipline, including what attracted them to it, and their views on the directions our discipline may pursue as we enter, in January 2001, the third millennium. Am J Phys Anthropol 111:1–4, 2000. © 2000 Wiley-Liss, Inc.