Length of Life: A Study of the Life Table

Myers, Robert J.
April 1951
ILR Review;Apr51, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p470
Book Review
The article reviews the book "Length of Life: A Study of the Life Table," by Louis I. Dublin, Alfred J. Lotka and Mortimer Spiegelman.


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