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Title The Biology of high altitude peoples / edited by P. T. Baker
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [1978]
©1978

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Description xii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series International Biological Programme ; 14
International Biological Programme. Publications ; 14
International Biological Programme (Series) ; 14
Contents Machine derived contents note: Foreword J. S. Weiner; 1. IBP high-altitude research: development and strategies P. T. Baker; 2. The high-altitude areas of the world and their cultures I. G. Pawson and C. Jest; 3. A genetic description of high-altitude populations R. Cruz-Coke; 4. Fertility and early growth E. J. Clegg; 5. Human growth and development among high-altitude populations A. R. Frisancho; 6. Work capacity of high-altitude natives E. R. Buskirk; 7. The haematological characteristics of high-altitude populations J. C. Quilici and H. Vergnes; 8. The food and nutrition of high-altitude populations E. Picon-Reategui; 9. The responses of high-altitude populations to cold and other stresses M. A. Little and J. M. Hanna; 10. Biological and physiological characteristics of the high-altitude natives of Tien Shan and the Pamirs M. M. Mirrakhimov; 11. The adaptive fitness of high-altitude populations P. T. Baker; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Altitude, Influence of.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on.
Human beings -- Influence of environment
Physical anthropology.
Altitude.
Author Baker, Paul T.
LC no. 76050311
ISBN 0521215234