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Between Zeus and the salmon

the biodemography of longevity

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longevity.,
  • Demography.,
  • Human evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth W. Wachter and Caleb E. Finch, editors.
    ContributionsWachter, Kenneth W., Finch, Caleb Ellicott., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP85 .B48 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL686834M
    ISBN 100309057876
    LC Control Number97033767

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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.

Charlesworth () and Rose Cited by: Between Zeus and the Salmon: Also, you can type in a page number and press Enter to go directly to that page in the book. «Back Next» × Switch between the Original Pages, where you can read the report as it appeared in print, and Text Pages for the web version. 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 runrevlive.com 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: Between Zeus and the salmon book / 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.

runrevlive.com: 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.

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Finch, Kenneth W. Wachter] on runrevlive.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Demographers and public health specialists have been surprised by the Author: National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Between Zeus and the Salmon. Permalink No Comments Yet Add a Comment Posted by Reason. Today I'll point out an open access book manuscript on the biodemography of longevity, entitled Between Zeus and the Salmon; this is a goodly amount of reading material.

The title of the book From Zeus to the Salmon represents the range of possible models of species survival. The gods, including Zeus, were immortal; they did not age after reaching maturity. At the other end of the continuum, salmon die shortly after reproducing.

The human species obviously fits somewhere between these two models. First of all, Salar the Salmon is a beautifully written book. It is NOT a book for children, and it is NOT a book to rush through. It took me some time to read it considering its relatively short length.

However, it wasn't for lack of interest. For me, it was not a "page-turner" and for that I am thankful/5.

Between Zeus and the Salmon. Online version of multi-author book describing biology and demography of longevity. Book can be ordered from National Academy Press.

Calculation of Life Expectancy. Concise explanation of the mathematics of life expectancy calculation with links to related concepts.

( views) Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity by Kenneth W. Wachter (ed.) - National Academies Press, 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. Jun 18,  · The book of the salmon; in two parts Usefully illustrated with numerous coloured engravings of salmon-flies, and salmon-fry Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This runrevlive.com: Inwhile Haaga was director of the NAS Committee on Population, the group published a volume called Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity, which summarized analyses supported by NIA.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.It also states that Zerah’s son, Ethan, is the father of Azariah, but there are many by such name, and there seems to be no connection between any of them.

The more interesting theory, however, involves Zerah’s son, Darda. Scholars think Darda founded Dardania on Mount Ida in Turkey. Greek mythology attributes the founding to a son of Zeus.