Volume 86 | Number 2 | March-April 1998
A review of Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests: An Integrated Approach to Sustainability, by Eberhard F. Bruenig.
A review of The Anther: Form, Function and Phylogeny, edited by William G. D'Arcy and Richard C. Keating.
A review of The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe, by Paul Mellars.
A review of Ecology and Evolution: The Pace of Life, by K. D. Bennett.
A review of Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution, edited by Michael J. Sanderson and Larry Hufford.
A review of Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?, by Robert S. Desowitz.
A review of Undiscovered Petroleum and Mineral Resources: Assessment and Controversy, by Lawrence J. Drew.
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