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Caucasoid race

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Caucasoid skull.

Caucasoid is an anthropological term referring to the indigenous peoples of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. Historically, it has been used to refer to Europeans alone.

Subdivisions

The following is the subracial classification developed by Carleton S. Coon in his work, The Races of Europe.

A. Nordid

  • Corded Nordic
  • Danubian Nordic
  • Hallstatt Nordic
  • Keltic Nordic
  • East Baltic
  • Neo-Danubian

B. Alpinid

C. Mediterranid

  • Mediterranean Proper
  • Atlanto-Mediterranean
  • Armenoid
  • Irano-Afghan

See Also

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