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Disease in populations in transition : anthropological and epidemiological perspectives

Author: Alan C Swedlund; George J Armelagos
Publisher: New York : Bergin and Garvey, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteen essays by distinguished researchers explore the epidemiology and health status of prehistoric, historical, and present day populations in transition.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Disease in populations in transition.
New York : Bergin and Garvey, 1990
(OCoLC)614966413
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C Swedlund; George J Armelagos
ISBN: 0897891759 9780897891752
OCLC Number: 20798968
Description: viii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Genetics and change / Derek F. Roberts --
Infectious disease and natural selection in human populations / Catharina Svanborg-Eden, Bruce R. Levin --
Detection of selective differences in populations / John A. Barrett --
Infectious disease and evolution of human populations / Francis L. Black --
Diabetes in Amerindian populations / Emöke J.E. Szathmary --
Transitional diabetes and gallstones in Amerindian peoples / Kenneth M. Weiss --
Health and disease in prehistoric populations in transition / George J. Armelagos --
Old and new transitions and nutrition in Mexico / Luis A. Vargas --
Infant mortality in Massachusetts and the United States in the nineteenth century /Alan C. Swedlund --
Historical epidemiology of smallpox in Kitee, Finland / L.B. Jorde [and others]. Parasitic load in South American tribal populations / Francisco M. Salzano --
Mortality and morbidity consequences of variation in early child growth / Jere D. Haas --
Cultural evolution, parental care, and mortality / Henry C. Harpending, Patricia Draper, Renee Pennington --
Assessing the impact of environmental change, with special reference to the role of urinary hormones / G.A. Harrison, D.A. Jenner --
Social support and mortality in post-transition populations / Stephen J. Kunitz --
Ecology of Kuru / Shirley Lindenbaum --
Changing patterns of disease in India with special reference to childhood mortality / Kailash C. Malhotra --
Agricultural resources, community development, and early childhood mortality in Bangladesh --
Education of women and the mortality of children in Bangladesh / Shirley Lindenbaum.
Responsibility: edited by Alan C. Swedlund and George J. Armelagos.

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