Logo

Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity

Large book cover: Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity

Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity
by

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309057876
ISBN-13: 9780309057875
Number of pages: 296

Description:
This volume deals with such diverse topics as the role of the elderly in other species and among human societies past and present, the contribution of evolutionary theory to our understanding of human longevity and intergenerational transfers, mathematical models for survival, and the potential for collecting genetic material in household surveys.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of ProgressThe Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Fifty years have passed since publication of the Surgeon General's Advisory Committee report on smoking and health. This report highlights the progress our nation has made reducing tobacco use and the continuing burden of disease caused by smoking.
(2538 views)
Book cover: Statistics at Square OneStatistics at Square One
by - BMJ Books
This textbook is one of the bestselling introductions to medical statistics of all time. Each chapter has a section on reading and reporting statistics, and self testing at the end of each section makes this an ideal learning tool.
(19789 views)
Book cover: Public Health Systems and Emerging InfectionsPublic Health Systems and Emerging Infections
by - National Academies Press
The authors highlight important issues, suggest possible practical solutions, and indicate impediments that must be overcome to improve infectious disease surveillance and response, communication and coordination, and education and outreach.
(8895 views)
Book cover: Global Burden of Disease and Risk FactorsGlobal Burden of Disease and Risk Factors
by - World Bank Publications
An up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a complete presentation of results. It includes refined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, and summarize the disease burden.
(10850 views)