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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Medical Anthropology: Contemporary Theory and Method, edited by Thomas M. Johnson and Carolyn F. Sargent. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. 479 pp. $29.95. (Reviewed by Ann MC Elroy, State University of New York)

Human Mating Patterns, edited by C.G.N. Mascie-Taylor and A.J. Boyce. Society for the Study of Human Biology, Symposium 28. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 237 pp. $49.50. (Reviewed by: Tibor Koertvelyessy, University of Ohio)

The Biology of Life Span: A Quantitative Approach, by L.A. Gavrilov and N.S. Gavrilova (translated by John Payne and Liliya Payne). London: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1991. 385 pp. $120.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by: M. Michael Akiyama, University of Michigan Dearborn)

Culture, Health, and Illness, 2d edition, by Cecil G. Helman. London: Wright (Butterworth) Publishers, 1990. 344 pp. $24.95 (paper). (Reviewed by: Anthony M. Coelho, Jr., Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research)

Bone Modification, edited by Robson Bonnichsen and Marcella H. Sorg. Orono, ME: Center for the Study of the First Americans, Institute for

Quaternary Studies, University of Maine, 1989. 535 pp. $65.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by: William M. Bass, University of Tennessee)