Article Title

Book Reviews

Document Type

Book Review


Disease and Urbanization. Edited by E. J. Clegg and J. P. Garlick, ix+ 171 pp. Symposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology, Volume 20. Taylor & Francis Ltd, London, 1980. $22.25 (Cloth). (Reviewed by Linda M. Gerber, Cornell University) Cancer Among Black Populations. Edited by C. Mettlin and G. P. Murphy, xi + 271 pp. (Progress in Clinical and Biological Research, Volume 53) Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York 1981. $24.00 (Cloth). (Reviewed by Anthony B. Way, Texas Tech University) Principles and Practice of Human Physiology. Edited by O. G. Edholm and J. S. Weiner. 672 pp. New York, Academic Press 1981. $88.50. (Reviewed by Joel M. Hanna, University of Hawaii) Genealogical Demography. Edited by Bennett Dyke and Warren T. Morrill, xii + 255 pp. Academic Press, New York, 1980. $19.50 (Reviewed by Nancy Howell, University of Toronto) Demography of the Dobe !Kung. By Nancy Howell, xxii + 389 pp. Academic Press, New York, 1979. $24.50. (Reviewed by Peggy Holloway Fry, State University of New York) The Gifted and Non-Gifted. By Samuel Strauss. 192 pp. Saturn Press, Skokie, Illinois, 1981. $6.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Marcus S. Goldstein, Tel Aviv University) Vitality and Aging: Implications of the Rectangular Curve. By James F.Fries and Lawrence M. Crapo. xii + 172 pp. W. H. Freeman andCo., San Francisco, 1981. $15.95 (hardbound), $7.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Richard B. Mazess, University of Wisconsin) Aspects of Human Evolution. Edited by C. B. Stringer. 233 pp. Taylor and Francis Ltd., London, 1981. £14.00 (Reviewed by G. P. Rightmire, State University of New York) Hutnan Ecology in Savanna Environments. Edited by David R. Harris. xvii + 522 pp. Academic Press, London, 1980. $49.50. (Reviewed by Derek F. Roberts, The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne) Brief Reviews by Michael A. Little, State University of New York: New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers: Tales of Parasites. By R. S. Desowitz. 224 pp. W. W. Norton and Co., New York, 1981. $12.95, hardcover. Medical Genetics: Principles and Practice, 2nd edition. By J. J. Nora andF. C. Fraser, xii + 540 pp. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, 1981. $42.50, hardcover. A Concordance to Darwins ORIGIN OF SPECIES, FIRST EDITION. Edited by P. H. Barrett, D. J. Weinshank, T. T. Gottleber. xviii + 834 pp. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1981. $38.50, hardcover. The Perception of Evolution: Essays Honoring Joseph B. Birdsell, with Reminiscences by Norman B. Tindale. Edited by L. L. Mai, E. Shanklin and R. W. Sussman. viii + 273 pp. Anthropology UCLA, Vol. 7 (1 & 2), University of California, Los Angeles, 1981. $10.00, paper.