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Between Zeus and the Salmon

The Biodemography of Longevity

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Published by National Academy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elderly,
  • Evolution,
  • Physiology,
  • Population & demography,
  • Aging (Biology),
  • Vital Statistics,
  • Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Demography,
  • Gerontology,
  • Research,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Human evolution,
  • Longevity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Research Council (Corporate Author), Kenneth W. Wachter (Editor), Caleb Ellicott Finch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9446716M
    ISBN 100309057876
    ISBN 109780309057875

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Download a PDF of "Between Zeus and the Salmon" by the National Research Council for free. This volume takes stock of what biology and demography have to tell and ask each other about human longevity as we move into the Third Millennium.

The timing is auspicious. First, recently published works have made the base of accumulated biological knowledge accessible. Finch () has written an authoritative summary of the comparative biology of senescence.

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The title of this book comes from the thought that the mission of biodemography is to find for us our proper place between Zeus and the salmon. Empirical Challenges The ideas that emphasize limits have been challenged in the last decades by new empirical results and by new theoretical howtogetridofbadbreath.club by: Between Zeus and the Salmon: Introduction / Kenneth W.

Wachter -- The Empirical Demography of Survival -- 2. Trajectories of Mortality at Advanced Ages / James W. Vaupel -- 3. In Search of Limits / John R. Wilmoth -- Evolutionary Theory and Senescence -- 4.

The Evolution of Senescence /. Between Zeus and the Salmon: Introduction / Kenneth W. Wachter -- The Empirical Demography of Survival -- 2. Trajectories of Mortality at Advanced Ages / James W. Vaupel -- 3.

In Search of Limits / John R. Wilmoth -- Evolutionary Theory and Senescence -- 4. howtogetridofbadbreath.club: Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity (): National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Population, Caleb E.

Author: National Research Council. 1 Between Zeus and the Salmon: Introduction 1 Kenneth W. Wachter THE EMPIRICAL DEMOGRAPHY OF SURVIVAL 2 Trajectories of Mortality at Advanced Ages 17 James W.

Vaupel 3 In Search of Limits 38 John R. Wilmoth EVOLUTIONARY THEORY AND SENESCENCE 4 The Evolution of Senescence 65 Shripad Tuljapurkar 5 Evolutionary Biology and Age-Related Mortality Between Zeus and the Salmon THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF LONGEVITY. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS • Constitution Avenue, NW • Washington, D.C.

International Standard Book Number This book is available for sale from the National Academy Press, Constitution Avenue, N.W. Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity [National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Population, Caleb E.

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