Applications of Biological Anthropology to Human Affairs
Edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor Gabriel Ward Lasker
Series edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
Normal Price: $245.00
Your Price: $220.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $24.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.02 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Applications of Biological Anthropology to Human Affairs by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
Book DescriptionThe unique contribution made by biological anthropology to human welfare lies in the fundamental understanding it can provide of the dynamic interrelationships between physical and social factors. By understanding these patterns, we can interpret the significance of variation in such measures of human well-being in terms of the incidence of disease and mortality rates. Topics covered include reproductive ecology and fertility, nutritional status in relation to health, and the effects of pollution on growth. In the later chapters, the concepts of physiological adaptation, and Darwinian fitness and its relation to individual physical fitness are explored.
Buy Applications of Biological Anthropology to Human Affairs book by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521381123
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
Reproduction and Adaptation, Hardback (January 2011)
This book offers an examination of human reproductive ecology focussing on environmental, demographic, health and family planning issues.
Biological Aspects of Human Migration, Paperback (August 2009)
An examination of migration as an important cause of change in the genetic and demographic structure of human populations.
Variability in Human Fertility, Paperback (July 2009)
Looks at variation in human fertility in relation to nutrition, physical activity and disease.
Bioarchaeology of Children, Hardback (November 2006)» View all books by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
This book is devoted to the study of children's skeletons from archaeological and forensic contexts.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Applications of Biological Anthropology to Human Affairs book by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.