Population Structure and Human Variation

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First published in 1977, this volume is a collection of eleven studies conducted during the International Biological Programme on the biological structure of human populations. They deal particularly with population genetics, demography and ecology, and discuss the experimental strategies to be adopted when making such studies. Each chapter is in the form of a broad review aimed at those wanting to understand human population biology. The volume is an international one, both in terms of its authorship and of the populations studied, and the projects discussed represent the whole variety of problems and approaches tackled by the IBP investigators interested in population biology. In short, this book represents an excellent evaluation of human biology in the mid-twentieth century. It will be of importance to university teachers, research workers and graduate students in anthropology and human biology.

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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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