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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Mapping Our Genes: The Genome Project and the Future of Medicine, by Lois Wingerson. New York: Dutton, 1990. 338 pp. $19.95 (cloth). (Reviewed by Mark L. Weiss, National Science Foundation)

The Stages of Human Evolution, 4th ed., by C. Loring Brace. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1991. 200 pp. $15.67 (paper). (Reviewed by Gloria Y'edynak, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Birth Defects Encyclopedia: The Comprehensive, Systematic, Illustrated Reference Source for the Diagnosis, Delineation, Etiology, Biodynamics, Occurrence, Prevention , and Treatment of Human Anomalies of Clinical Relevance, edited by Mary Louise Buyse. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1990. 1892 pp. $195. (Reviewed by Christine Cronk, Southern Illinois University)

Human Adult Odontometrics: The Study of Variation in Adult Tooth Size, by Julius A. Kieser. Cambridge Studies in Biological Anthropology 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 194 pp. $54.50. (Reviewed by John R. Lukacs, University of Oregon)

Population Ecology of Human Survival: Bioecological Studies of the Gidra in Papua New Guinea, edited by Ryutaro Ohtsuka and Tsuguyoshi Suzuki. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1990. 276 pp. $52.50. (Reviewed by Robin Hide, Australian National University)

Hunter-Gatherer Demography: Past and Present, edited by B. Meehan and N.G. White. Oceania Monograph 39. Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney, 1990. 196 pp. $29 (Australian). (Reviewed by C. Gamble, University of Southampton)