The Human Biology of Pastoral Populations

The Human Biology of Pastoral Populations

by William R. Leonard

A systematic evaluation of the biology and health of animal herding populations.See more details below


A systematic evaluation of the biology and health of animal herding populations.

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Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #30
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. The biological diversity of herding populations: an introduction Michael H. Crawford and William R. Leonard; 2. Genetic structure of pastoral populations of Siberia: the Evenki of Central Siberia and the Kizhi of Gorno Altai Michael H. Crawford, Joseph McComb, Moses S. Schanfield and R. John Mitchell; 3. Genetic structure of the Basque herders of northern Spain Rosarió Calderón; 4. History, demography, marital patterns and immigration rate in the South Sinai Bedouins: their effect of the coefficient of inbreeding (F) E. Kobyliansky and I. Hershkovitz; 5. Uncertain disaster: environmental instability, colonial policy, and the resilience of East African pastoral systems Sandra Gray, Paul Leslie and Helen Alinga Akol; 6. Changing pattern of Tibetan nomadic pastoralism Melvyn C. Goldstein and Cynthia M. Beall; 7. Human biology, health and ecology of nomadic Turkana pastoralists Michael A. Little; 8. Economic stratification and health among the Herero of Botswana Renee L. Pennington; 9. Ecology, health and lifestyle change among the Evenki herders of Siberia William R. Leonard, Victoria A. Galloway, Evgueni Ivakine, Ludmila Osipova and Marina Kazakovtseva; 10. Disease patterns in Sámi and Finnish populations: an update Simo Näyhä, Pauli Luoma, Saara Lehtinen, Terho Lehtimäki, Mary Jane Mosher and Juhani Leppäluoto; 11. Yomut family organization and demography William Irons; 12. Pastoralism and the evolution of lactase persistence Clare Holden and Ruth Mace.

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