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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Congresses.,
  • Stress (Physiology) -- Congresses.,
  • Adaptation (Biology) -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by S. V. Boyden.
ContributionsBoyden, Stephen Vickers., Australian Academy of Science.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14160580M

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