chapter  9
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Human Phylogeny, 1950–1965

As stated in Chapter 6, research on human phylogeny had reached an unprecedented level of coherence between 1935 and 1950. By then, multilinear, parallel, and linear phylogenetic hypotheses constituted a spectrum of hypotheses grading into one another more or less seamlessly. All this provided a solid and robust scientific framework that was further enhanced during the 1950-1965 period.