Isolation, Migration and Health

Isolation, Migration and Health

by Derek F. Roberts
     
 

This book explores the biological effects of human isolation and migration, and how the situations to which they give rise help to elucidate a variety of biological problems, ranging from evolutionary change to disease etiology. The majority of the case studies presented here are by Asian investigators, and provide an uniquely accessible source of information.

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This book explores the biological effects of human isolation and migration, and how the situations to which they give rise help to elucidate a variety of biological problems, ranging from evolutionary change to disease etiology. The majority of the case studies presented here are by Asian investigators, and provide an uniquely accessible source of information.

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"...represents a very interesting and curious aspect of the exploration of situations resulting from the biological effects of human isolation and migration. These investigations may particularly help to understand and to elucidate a variety of biological problems ranging from evolutionary change to the etiology of the diseases....A real book to meditate." Cellular and Molecular Biology

"...overall it is well written." Tibor Koertvelyessy, Human Biology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521064828
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/12/2008
Series:
Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series , #33
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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