Seasonality and Human Ecology

Seasonality and Human Ecology

by S. J. Ulijaszek

ISBN-10: 0521431476

ISBN-13: 9780521431477

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume examines the effect of climatic and human-made seasonality on human biology and behaviour.  See more details below


This volume examines the effect of climatic and human-made seasonality on human biology and behaviour.

Product Details

Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series, #35
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction S. J. Ulijaszek and S. S. Strickland; 2. Seasonality and human biology Francis E. Johnston; 3. The influence of seasonality on hominid evolution R. A. Foley; 4. Environmental temperature and physiological function M. A. Stroud; 5. Physiological responses to variations in daylength D. L. Ingram and M. J. Dauncey; 6. Seasonality and fertility Lyliane Rosetta; 7. Seasonality of reproductive performance in rural Gambia Stanley J. Ulijaszek; 8. Seasonal effects on physical growth and development T. J. Cole; 9. Seasonal variation in the birth prevalence of polygenic multifactorial diseases A. H. Bittles and L. Sanz; 10. Environment, season and infection Andrew Tomkins; 11. Seasonal mortality in the elderly K. J. Collins; 12. Nutritional seasonality: the dimensions of the problem Anna Ferro-Luzzi and Francesco Branca; 13. Seasonal variation in nutritional status of adults and children in rural Senegal Kirsten B. Simondon, Eric Benefice, Francois Simondon, Valerie Delaunay and Anouch Chahnzarin; 14. Culture, seasons and stress in two traditional African cultures (Massa Mussey) Igor de Garine; 15. Agriculture, modernisation and seasonality Rebecca A. Huss-Ashmore; 16. Seasonal organisation of work patterns C. Panter-Brick.

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