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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Teaching Sign Language to Chimpanzees, edited by R. Allen Gardner, Beatrix T. Gardner, and Thomas E. Van Canfort. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1989. 324 pp. $59.50 (cloth), $19.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Philip Lieberman, Brown University)

Mechanisms o f Human Dental Reduction: A Case Study from Post- Pleistocene Nubia, by James M. Calcagno. Publication in Anthropology 18. Lawrence, Ks.: Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas, 1989. 77 pp. $18.00. (Reviewed by Edward F. Harris, University of Tennessee)

Medical Geography, by Melinda S. Meade, John W. Florin, and Wilbert M. Gesler. New York: Guilford Press, 1988. 340 pp. $35.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Ted. A. Rathbun, University of South Carolina)

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Disease, by Anthony P. Polednak. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. 364 pp. $49.95. (Reviewed by Linda M. Gerber and Gary D. James, Cornell University Medical College)

Perspectives in Human Biology: Proceedings of the Australian Society for Human Biology, Number 1, edited by N.W. Bruce, L. Freedman, and W.F.C. Blumer. Perth, Australia: Centre for Human Biology, University of Western Australia, 1988. 306 pp. $36.00 (Australian) (hardcover), $18.00 (Australian) (softcover). (Reviewed by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, University of Cambridge)