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Population-French Edition (Population-F) publishes a section of book reviews under the supervision of Kamel KATEB, which is not as yet translated into English. Issue No. 3, 2005 includes a thematic selection of reviews on "Mortality and Health Status: The Mainsprings of Progress, the Factors of Inequality" coordinated by Géraldine DUTHÉ.

Mortality and Health Status: The Mainsprings of Progress, the Factors of Inequality

FOGEL Robert William, The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100, Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004, 191 p. Reviewed by Magali BARBIERI

MORABIA Alfredo (ed.), A History of Epidemiologic Methods and Concepts, Basel, Boston, Berlin, Birkhauser Verlag, 2004, 405 p.

Reviewed by Myriam KHLAT

TABEAU Ewa, VAN DEN BERG JETHS Anneke, HEATHCOTE Christopher (eds.), Forecasting Mortality in Developed Countries: Insights from a Statistical, Demographic and Epidemiological Perspective, Dordrecht, Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, 303 p. (European Studies in Population, volume IX)

Reviewed by Laurent ToULEMON

INDEPTH NETWORK, Population and Health in Developing Countries. Volume 1, Population, Health, and Survival at INDEPTH Sites, Ottawa, International Development Research Centre, 2002, 339 p.

Reviewed by Nelly BRIAND

INDEPTH NETWORK, INDEPTH Model Life Tables for Sub-Saharan Africa, Aldershot, Ashgate Publishing, 2004, 36-[112] p. …

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