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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Essential Medical Genetics, 3d ed., by J.M. Connor and M.A. Ferguson-Smith. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1991. 259 pp. $29.95 (softcover). (Reviewed by Nina L. Etkin, University of Hawaii)

Perspectives in Primate Biology, vol. 2, edited by P.K. Seth and S. Seth. New Delhi, India: Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, 1989. 325 pp. $69.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Frances J. White, Duke University)

The Myth of the Jewish Race, rev. ed., by Raphael Patai and Jennifer Patai. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1989. 456 pp. $39.95 (cloth), $15.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Howard H. Hirschhorn, Florida International University)

Body Images, edited by Thomas F. Cash and Thomas Pruzinsky. New York: Guilford Press, 1990. 361 pp. $39.95. (Reviewed by R.A. Halberstein, University of Miami)

The Ends of the Earth: The Polar Regions of the World, by Isaac Asimov. New York: Dutton, 1990. 363 pp. $12.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Linda Klepinger, University of Illinois)

The Ecology of the Ancient Greek World, by Robert Sallares. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991. 588 pp. $75.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Daniel E. Moerman, University of Michigan)

Herbal Medicine Past and Present, vol. 2, A Reference Guide to Medicinal Plants, by John K. Crellin and Jane Philpott. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1990. 549 pp. $59.50 (cloth), $19.95 (paper). (Reviewed by James A. Duke, US Department of Agriculture)