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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Demographic and Biological Studies of the Warao Indians. Edited by Johannes Wilbert and Miguel Layrisse. xii + 252 pp. UCLA Latin American Center Publications, Vol. 45, Los Angeles, 1980. $29.50 (cloth). (Reviewed by Darna L. Dufour, The University of Glasgow) Lactose Digestion: Clinical and Nutritional Implications. Edited by David M. Paige and Theodore M. Bayless, xix + 280 pp. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1981. $26.50 (cloth). (Reviewed by Gail Grigsby Harrison, University of Arizona) Demographic Patterns in Developed Societies, Edited by R. W. Hiorns. 208 pp. Taylor and Francis, Ltd., London, England, 1980. £10.00. (Reviewed by Gordon F. De Jong, The Pennsylvania State University) The Evolutionary Synthesis. Perspectives on the Unification of Biology.Edited by Ernst Mayr and William B. Provine, xiv + 488 pp.Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1980. $25.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Paul W. Leslie, State University of New York) Cultural Transmission and Evolution: A Quantitative Approach. By L. L. Cavalli-Sforza and M. W. Feldman, xiv + 388 pp. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1981. $25.00 (cloth), $10.50 (paper). (Reviewed by Jean M. Brainard, University of Utah) Paleoanthropology. By Milford H. Wolpoff. xxx + 379 pp. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1980. $21.95 (cloth). (Reviewed by Robert B. Eckhardt, The Pennsylvania State University) Social and Biological Predictors of Nutritional Status, Physical Growth and Neurological Development. Edited by L. S. Greene and F. E. Johnston, xvi + 344 pp. Academic Press, New York, 1980. $25.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Cynthia M. Beall, Case Western Reserve University) A History of the Study of Human Growth. By J. M. Tanner, xi + 499 pp., figures, tables, references, notes, index. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981. $69.50 (cloth). (Reviewed by Reynaldo Martorell, Stanford University) Human Navigation and the Sixth Sense. By R. Robin Baker, xviii + 138 pp. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1981. $14.50 (cloth). (Reviewed by Hans Hoffmann, State University of New York) Changing Patterns of Conception and Fertility. Edited by D. F. Roberts and R. Chester, xii + 211 pp. Academic Press, London, 1981. $25.00. (Reviewed by Kenneth M. Weiss, University of Texas)