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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Health and the Hunter-Gatherer, Biomedical Studies on the Hunting and Gathering Populations of Southern Afriea. By G. T. Nurse and T. Jenkins, x + 126 pp. Monographs in Human Genetics, Volume 8. S. Karger, Basel, 1977. Approx. $19.75 (Reviewed by Jane Buikstra, Northwestern University) The Demography of the Semai Senoi. By Alan G. Fix. viii + 123 pp. Anthropological Papers No. 62, Museum of Anthropology, Univer­sity of Michigan. 1977. $5.00 (Reviewed by Henry Harpending, University of New Mexico) Lectures on Nonlinear-Differential-Equation Models in Biology, by J. D.Murray, xii + 370 pp. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1977. $24.50. (Reviewed by Fred L. Bookstein, The University of Michigan) Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields of Extremely Low Fre­quency, by Sheppard and Eisenbud, New York University Press, New York, 1977. $15.00. (Reviewed by John A. M. Lyon, University of Michigan) Health and the Human Condition: Perspectives on Medical Anthropology. EDITED by M. H. Logan and E. E. Hunt, Jr. xuii + 443. Duxbury Press, North Scituate, Massachusetts, 1978. $8.95 (Reviewed by Jerome C. Rose, University of Arkansas) Medical Genetic Studies of the Amish, edited by Victor A. McKusick. x + 525 pp. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 1978. $27.50 (Reviewed by Kenneth M. Weiss, University of Texas) Guide to Fossil Man. Third Edition, by Michael H. Day. 346 pp.University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1977. $15.(X). (Reviewed by Fred Smith, University of Tennessee)