diverse, may prove too technical and fragmentary for the general reader. They are perhaps intended more for the occupational health specialist who desires documentation of recent advances in the field. Occupational Lung Disease, in summary, proves to be an illuminating text with wide-ranging applicability. Those with a medical training should find interesting discussion of the mechanisms and cell biology of lung damage. Students of public health will be content with the focused treatment of several specific, occupationally related diseases and their impact on legislation. The field researcher will have a summary of the ongoing progress in the study of these diseases.