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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution, by Wen-Hsiung Li and Dan Graur. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, 1991. 284 pp. $23.95 (paper).(Reviewed by James Hixson, Southwest foundation for Biomedical research)

Mendelian Inheritance in Man: Catalogs of Autosomal Dominant, Autosomal Recessive, and X-linked Phenotypes, 9th ed., by Victor A. McKusick, with the assistance of Clair A. Francomano and Stylianos E. Antonorakis. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. 2028 pp. $110.00. (Reviewed by Max Levitan, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine)

Backdoor to Eugenics, by Troy Duster. New York: Routledge, 1990. 201 pp. $39.95 (hardbound), $13.95 (paperback). (Reviewed by Ellen Stahl, Barry University). Lab Manual and Workbook for Physical Anthropology, 2d ed., by D.L. France and A.D. Horn. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing, 1992. 213 pp. $19.95 (paper).
Physical Anthropology Laboratory Textbook, 3d ed., by L.D. Wolfe and L.S. Lieberman. Raleigh, NC: Contemporary Publishing, 1990. 263 pp. $20.00 (paper).
(Reviewed by R.A. Halberstein, University of Miami)

Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Anthropology, by Joan C. Stevenson. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1991. 448 pp. $85.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Martin K. Nickels, Illinois State University)

Wolf-Heideggers Atlas of Human Anatomy, 4th ed., edited by H. Frick, B. Kummer, and B. Putz. Basel, Switzerland: Karger, 1990. 606 pp. $ 100. (Reviewed by Robin L. Anker, La Trobe University)

Worldwide Variation in Human Growth, 2d ed., by P.B. Eveleth and J.M. Tanner. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 397 pp. $120. (Reviewed by Anne L. Grauer, Loyola University)

Immune Responses, Virus Infections, and Disease, edited by N.J. Dimmock and P.D. Minor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. 152 pp. $60.00 (cloth), $36.00 (paper). (Reviewed by Richard D. Clover, University of Texas Medical Branch)

Socioendocrinology of Primate Reproduction, edited by T.E. Ziegler and F.B. Bercovitch. New York: Wiley-Liss, 1990. 217 pp. $80.00 (cloth). (Ellen E. Wilson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center).

Anthropology of Aging: A Partially Annotated Bibliography, edited by Marjorie M. Schweitzer. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1991. 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth).(Reviewed by Douglas E. Crews, Ohio State University)

Issues in Evolution, History, and Progress, edited by Robert P. Scharlemann, with contributions by Robin Fox, Richard Handler, George Klosko, and Julian N. Hartt. Working Paper 4. Committee on the Comparative Study of the Individual and Society, Center for Advanced Studies, University of Virginia. Lanham, MD: University Press of America 1990 85 pp. $21.75 (cloth). (Reviewed by Howard F. Stein, University of Oklahoma)