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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Time Frames. The Rethinking of Darwinian Evolution and the Theory of Punctuated Equilibria. By Niles Eldredge. 240 pp. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1985. $8.95. (Reviewed by Kenneth A. R. Kennedy, Cornell University) Plants in Indigenous Medicine and Diet: Biobehavioral Approaches. Edited by Nina L. Etkin. xii + 336 pp. Redgrave, Bedford Hills, New York, 1986. $24.95. (Reviewed by Darna L. Dufour, University of Colorado) The Biology of Human Ageing. Edited by A. H. Bittles and K. J. Collins, viii + 280 pp. Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium 25, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1986. $37.50. (Reviewed by Stanley M. Garn, University of Michigan) Sociology in Medicine, Third Edition. By Mervyn W. Susser, William Watson, and Kim Hopper, xviii + 603 pp. Oxford University Press, New York, 1985. $35.00 (Reviewed by Ann McElroy, State University of New York at Buffalo)