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Book Reviews

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Book Review


The Evolution of Homo erectus: Comparative Anatomical Studies of an Extinct Human Species, by G. Philip Rightmire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 260 pp. $44.50. (Reviewed by C. Loring Brace, University of Michigan) Patterns of Injury and Illness in Great Apes: A Skeletal Analysis, by Nancy C. Lovell. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. 428 pp. $39.95.(Reviewed by Marc S. Micozzi, National Museum of Health and Medicine) Skull Shapes and the Map: Craniometric Analyses in the Dispersion of Modern Homo, by W.W. Howells. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Paper 79. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1989. 189pp. $20.00 (softcover). (Reviewed by Curtis W. Wienker, Universiy of South Florida) Somatotyping: Development and Applications, by J.E. Lindsay Carter and Barbara Honeyman Heath. Cambridge Studies in Biological Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 503 pp. $125.00. (Reviewed by Eugene Giles, University of Illinois) Conception to Birth: Epidemiology of Prenatal Development, by Jennie Kline, Zena Stein, and Mervyn Susser. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. 433 pp. $55.00. (Reviewed by John M. McCullough, University of Utah)