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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Vitamin D: Gene Regulation, Structure-Function Analysis, and Clinical Application, edited by A.W. Norman, R. Bouillon, and M. Thomasset. New York: Walter de Gruyter Publishing Co., 1991. 998 pp. $278.60. (Reviewed by R.A. Halberstein, University of Miami)

Immunology: Recognition and Response, edited by William E. Paul. Readings from Scientific American. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1991. 168 pp. $12.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Emily Martin, John Hopkins University)

Evolutionary Biology of Aging, by Michael R. Rose. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 221 pp. $35 (cloth). (Reviewed by William A. Stini, University of Arizona)

Navajo Aging: The Transition from Family to Institutional Support, by Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1991. 191 pp. $35.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Christine L. Fry, Loyola University of Chicago)

Advances in Dental Anthropology, edited by M .A. Kelley and C.S. Larsen. New York: Wiley-Liss, 1991. 389 pp. $96.00 (cloth). (Reviewed by Paul W. Sciulli, Ohio State University)

Biological Perspectives on Human Pigmentation, by Ashley H. Robins. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1991. 253 pp. $69.50. (Reviewed by G. Ainsworth Harrison, University of Oxford)

Postmortem Change in Human and Animal Remains: A Systematic Approach, by M.S. Micozzi. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1991. 124 pp. $27.75 (cloth). (Reviewed by M. Yaşar işcan, Florida Atlantic University)

Tell El-Dab’a IV: Anthropologische Untersuchungen an den Skelettresten der Kampagnen 1966-1969, 1975-80, 1985, by Eike-Meinrad Winkler and Harald Wilfing. Vienna, Austria: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1991. 173 pp. $50.00 (paper). (Reviewed by M. Yaşar işcan, Florida Atlantic University)

Human Reproductive Biology, by Richard E. Jones. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1991. 585 pp. $49.95 (cloth).(Reviewed by David W. Busija, Wake Forest University)

The Triumph of the Embryo, by Lewis Wolpert. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 211 pp. $22.95 (cloth). (Reviewed by Alphonse R. Burdi, University of Michigan)

Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, by Robert M. Malina and Claude Bouchard. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books, 1991. 501 pp. $49.00 (hardbound).(Reviewed by A. Roberto Frisancho, University of Michigan)

Human Growth, Fitness, and Nutrition, edited by R.J. Shephard and J. Parizkova. Medicine and Sport Science, Volume 31. Basel, Switzerland: Karger, 1991. 172 pp. $172. (Reviewed by Perce Russo, Sydney University)

Man and Beast Revisited, edited by Michael H. Robinson and Lionel Tiger. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. 386 pp. $16.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Martin K. Nickels, Illinois University)

Human Biology: An Integrative Science, edited by P. O ’Higgins. Proceedings of the Australasian Society for Human Biology, no. 4. Perth, Australia: Centre for Human Biology, 1991. 460 pp. $35.50 (hard), $19.50 (soft). (Reviewed by Nicholas G. Morgan, Loughborough University of Technology)