Robert Broom and race science

Paleontologist Robert Broom is a man with a complicated legacy. On the one hand, he excavated hundreds of therapsid skulls and made gargantuan contributions to our knowledge of stem-mammal evolution (Wyllie 2003). He also excavated some of the most complete and important fossil hominin skulls, perhaps the most famous of these being Mrs. Ples (the … Continue reading Robert Broom and race science

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