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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Human Adaptation. A functional interpretation. By A. R. Frisancho. xii + 209 pp. C. V. Mosby, St. Louis, 1979. $12.95. (Reviewed by Claude Bouchard, Laval University) Genetic Issues in Public Health and Medicine. Edited by B. H. Cohen, A. M. Lilienfeld, P. C. Huang, xxvi + 486 pp. Charles C Thomas, Springfield, 1978. $31.25. (Reviewed by Richard C. Juberg, Wright State University) Nutritional Aspects of Physical Performance. Edited by Somogyi J. C. and J. F. DeWijn 163 pp. S. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, 1979. (Reviewed by Henry J. Montoye, University of Wisconsin) Dermatoglyphics. An International Perspective. Edited by J. Maval- wala. 383 pp. Mouton Publishers, The Hague, 1978. $47.00. (Reviewed by Richard Jantz, University of Tennessee) The Children of Santa Maria Cauque: A Prospective Field Study of Health and Growth. By L. J. Mata, xvii + 395 pp. The MIT Press, Cam­bridge, Massachusetts, 1978. $20.00 (Reviewed by Robert M. Malina, University of Texas)