The Transformation of International Agricultural Research and Development.
J. Lin Compton, ed.
Westview: October, 260 pp, $19.85.
Assesses the influence of experiment stations on agricultural research and development and the effectiveness of their research. Includes discussions of the role of women in research and development, the role of research and extension services and the linking of traditional and modern agricultural knowledge.


Almost Human: A Journey Into the World of Baboons.
Shirley C. Strum. Random House:
November 9,384 pp, $22.50.
A chronicle of the author’s 14 years of study in Kenya of the African baboon, discussing all aspects of their behavior and her new theory of how their social organization works, and how this then applies to human social organization.

Explorer. <BR> Douchan Gersi.
St. Martin’s Press: November, 288 pp,
Discusses the nature of ancient, traditional peoples by looking at their various beliefs and customs.



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