Document Type

Book Review


A History of American Physical Anthropology, 1930-1980. Edited by F.Spencer, xvi + 495 pp. Academic Press, New York, 1982. $44.50. (Reviewed by Sherwood L. Washburn, University of California) Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an An­thropological Myth. By Derek Freeman. 379 pp. Harvard Univer­sity Press, Cambridge, 1983. $20.00. (Reviewed by Thelma S. Baker, The Pennsylvania State University) The Population History of England, 1541-1871: A Reconstruction. By E. A. Wrigley and R. S. Schofield, xv + 779 pp. Harvard Univer­sity Press, Cambridge, 1981. $65.00. (Reviewed by Alan C. Swedlund, University of Massachusetts) The Ecology of a City and its People: The Case of Hong Kong. By S. Boyden, S. Millar, K. Millar, and B. O’Neil, xxi + 437 pp.Australian National University Press, Canberra, Australia, 1981. $A17.50. (Reviewed by George E. B. Morren, Jr., Rutgers University) Progress in Dermatoglyphic Research. Edited by Christos S. Bar- tsocas. xv + 474 pp. Progress in Clinical and Biological Research Vol. 84, Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, 1981. $48.00. (Reviewed by Robert J. Meier, Indiana University)