This required the abandonment of Grant's gradations of "white" in favour of the " One-drop theory "—which was embraced by white supremacists and black leaders alike. A lighter-skinned, less mongoloid Chuvash. This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat The University of Rotterdam here issues a good genetical map showing the how European groups merge together. And no, not all italians look like those group of people you posted, italians can be quite diverse. New Foundations of Racial Science.
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And ofc pigmentation is usually darker in Southern Europeans. The anti-Nordicist writer Giuseppe Sergi argued in his influential book The Mediterranean Race that there was no evidence that the upper tiers of ancient societies were Nordic, insisting that historical and anthropological evidence contradicted such claims. Note that in his case, as with most of his type, only a partial degree of blondism is present. His Short Ethnology of the German People was very widely circulated. The notion of a distinct northern European race was also rejected by several anthropologists on craniometric grounds.