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Human frontiers, environments and disease. Past patterns, uncertain futures
  1. J Sunyer
  1. Institut Municipal d'Investigació Médica, Barcelona, Spain

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    T McMichael. Cambridge University Press, 2001. (Pp 413; price not stated). ISBN 0-521-80311-X hardback; ISBN 0-521-00494-2 paperback.

    Human frontiers, environments and diseases goes beyond the alarm raised by Silent spring by R Carson and continued by The stolen future by T Colborn. Toni McMichael gives a broad picture of health ecology. A picture that tells how during the 20th century, average life expectancy has doubled, the population has increased by four, the global food yield and water consumption by six, …

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