This volume is a collection of eleven studies conducted during the International Biological Programme on the biological structure of human populations.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- International Biological Programme Synthesis Series, #11
- Product dimensions:
- 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Table of Contents
Foreword J. S. Weiner; Preface G. A. Harrison; 1. Introduction: structure and function in the biology of human populations G. A. Harrison; 2. The genetic markers of the blood A. E. Mourant; 3. The genetic process in the system of ancient human isolates in North Asia Yu. G. Richkov and V. A. Sheremetyeva; 4. Man in the tropics: the Yanomama Indians James V. Neel, Miguel Layrisse and Francisco M. Salzano; 5. Culture, human biology and disease in the Solomon Islands Lot B. Page, Jonathan Friedlaender and Robert C. Moellering, Jr.; 6. The Tokelau Island migrant study I. A. M. Prior, Antony Hooper, Judith W. Huntsman, J. M. Stanhope and Clare E. Salmond; 7. Long-term biological effects of human migration from the African savana to the equatorial forest: a case study of human adaptation to a hot and wet climate Jean Hiernaux; 8. The Israel study: the anatomy of a population study O. G. Edholm and S. Samueloff; 9. A comparative survey of African people living in the northern semi-arid zone: a search for a base line J. Huizinga; 10. Biological research on African Pygmies L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 11. Human adaptability in Papua New Guinea R. W. Hornabrook; 12. Adaptation to urbanization in South Africa D. J. M. Voster.
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