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Like complementary sets of blueprints of the same building, different bodies of knowledge show us different aspects of reality. Their lighter skin does not shield the sun because they need to absorb more because of the lack of sunlight in Europe where the Amish migrated from. Stuesse, author of Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South will speak on Monday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. It remains, however, for both anthropologists and people in society in general to be continually conscious of the origins of such practices, and of the nature of human biological and cultural variability.

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