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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Living New World Monkeys (Platyrrhini), with an Introduction to Pri­mates. Volume 1. By P. Hershkovitz. ix + 1117 pp. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1977. $80.00. (Reviewed by Philip D. Gingerich, The University of Michigan) A Growth Chart for International Use in Maternal and Child Health Care. Guidelines for Primary Health Care Personnel. 36 pp. World Health Organization, Geneva, 1978. 10 Sw. fr. (Reviewed by Alex F. Roche, Wright Staate University) Evolutionary Changes to the Primate Skull and Dentition. By C. L. B. Lavelle, R. P. Shellis and D. F. G. Poole, xx + 285 pp. Charles C Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, 1977. $32.50. (Reviewed by Anthony J. Perzigian, University of Cincinnati) Symposium on Development of the Basicranium. Edited by J. F. Bosma. xi + 700 pp., DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 76-989. U.S. Govern­ment Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1976. $13.50. (Reviewed by Benjamin Moffett and Leena Koskinen-Moffett, University of Washington) Genetic Epidemiology. Edited by N. E. Morton and C. S. Chung, x + 550 pp., Academic Press, New York, 1978, $22.00. (Reviewed by R. M. Siervogel, Wright State University) Origins of Human Cancer, Book A: Incidence of Cancer in Humans. Edited by H. H. Hiatt, J. D. Watson and J. A. Winsten. pp. xxvi + 602, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1977. (Reviewed by Ralph M. Garruto, National Institutes of Health) Endurance of Life. By M. Burnet, iv 4- 230 pp. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1978. $16.95. (Reviewed by Donald J. Nash, Colorado State University) Physiological Variation and Its Genetic Basis. Edited by J. S. Weiner. Symposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology. Volume XVII. xi + 178 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York,' 1977. $16.75. (Reviewed by William S. Pollitzer, University of North Carolina)