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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Clinical Nutrition: A Physiologic Approach. By M. H. Overton and B. P. Lukert. xi + 171 pp. Yearbook Medical Publishers, Chicago, 1977. $10.75. (Reviewed by Gail G. Harrison, University of Arizona) Human Fertility: The Basic Components. By Henri Leridon, Translated by Judith F. Helzner. vi + 202 pp. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1977. $19.00. (Reviewed by Kenneth M. Weiss, University of Texas) Human Biology: An Introduction to Human Evolution, Variation, Growth and Ecology. By G. A. Harrison, J. S. Weiner, J. M. Tanner, N. A. Barnicot, with a chapter on “The Evolution of Human Society,” by V. Reynolds. Second edition, xiv + 499 pp. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977. $10.00. (Reviewed by Ivan G Pawson, University of California) The People of Asia. By G. T. Bowles. 414 pp. Scribner’s, New York, 1977. $14.95. (Reviewed by W. W. Howells, Harvard University) Biology of Aging. By M. J. Lamb, vi + 184 pp. John Wiley, New York, 1977. $12.75. (Reviewed by Gary A. Borkan, VA Outpatient Clinic Boston) Fetus into Man. Physical Growth from Conception to Maturity. By J. M. Tanner. 250 pp. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1978. $10.00. (Reviewed by Francis E. Johnston, University of Pennsylvania) The Biology of High-Altitude Peoples. Edited by P. T. Baker, xii + 357 pp. International Biological Programme 14. Cambridge University Press, London and New York, 1978. $39.50. (Reviewed by Jean Hiernaux, Université Paris) Eskimos of Northwestern Alaska: A Biological Perspective. Edited by P.L. Jamison, S. L. Zegura and F. A. Milan, xx + 319 pp. US/IBPSynthesis Series, No. 8. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Inc. Stroudsburg, Pa., 1978. $24.50. (Reviewed by Michael A. Little, State University of New York) Biokinetics and Biodynamics of Human Differentiation: Principles and Applications. ByE. Blechschmidt and R. F. Gasser, xvi + 285 pp. C. C Thomas, Springfield, 1978. $24.50. (Reviewed by Geoffery H. Sperber, University of Alberta) Growth and Development; Physique (Proceedings volume of the Sym­posium on Human Biology, Balatonfured, Hungary, September 1976). Edited by O. G. Eiben. 498 pp. Akademiai Kiado, Publishing House of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1977. $30.00. (Reviewed by Robert M. Malina, University of Texas)