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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Anthropometric Assessment of Nutritional Status, edited by John H. Himes. New York: Wiley, 1991. 442 pp. $99.95. (Reviewed by Claire C. Gordan, US Army Natick RD&E Center)

A Life in Science: Papers in Honor of J. Lawrence Angel, edited by Jane E. Buikstra. Kampsville, IL: Center for American Archaeology Press, 1990. 210 pp. $12.50 (paper). (Reviewed by Marcella H. Sorg, University of Maine)

DNA Fingerprinting: An Introduction, by Lorne T. Kirby. New York: Stockton Press, 1990. 365 pp. $29.95 (paper). (Mark L. Weiss, National Science Foundation)

Human Origins: The Fossil Record, 2d ed., by Clark Spencer Larsen, Robert M. Matter, and Daniel L. Gebo. Prospect H eights, IL: Waveland Press, 1991. 207 pp. $14.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Susan Cachel)

The Story of Peking Man: From Archaeology to Mystery, by Jia Lanpo and Huang Weiwen. Translated by Yin Zhiqi. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. 270 pp. $29.95. (Reviewed by Kenneth A.R. Kennedy)

Is Our Future Limited by Our Past? edited by L. Freedman. Proceedings of the Australasian Society for Human Biology, no. 3. Perth, Australia: Centre for Human Biology, 1990. 322 pp. A$46 (hard), A$26 (soft cover). (Reviewed by C.G. Nicholas Mascie, University of Cambridge)