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The archaeology of disease
The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries from which humans suffered in antiquity. The bookExpand
The Cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology
  • C. Roberts
  • Computer Science
  • Medical History
  • 1 January 2000
Well, someone can decide by themselves what they want to do and need to do but sometimes, that kind of person will need some the cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology references. People withExpand
Health and Disease in Britain: From Prehistory to the Present Day
health and disease in britain from prehistory to the present day. Book lovers, when you need a new book to read, find the book here. Never worry not to find what you need. Is the health and diseaseExpand
The Bioarchaeology of Tuberculosis: A Global View on a Reemerging Disease
It is revealed that tuberculosis has repeatedly increased over time as societies have become more complex socially, economically and politically. Expand
Inflammatory lesions of ribs: an analysis of the Terry Collection.
It is suggested that tuberculosis at a peripheral lung focus may disseminate directly through the pleura to the visceral surfaces of the ribs, or that pulmonary tuberculosis may be the cause of empyema of the pleural cavity and that this, per se, may initiate inflammatory change on the visceral surface of ribs. Expand
Investigating population movement by stable isotope analysis: a report from Britain
Stable isotopes present in local ground water get into people's teeth before they are 12 years old, and act as a signature to the area where they grew up (and drank the water). In a review of recentExpand
Tuberculosis and leprosy in perspective.
Current phylogenetic and biogeographic models derived from molecular biology are reviewed and their implications for the global development of TB and leprosy, past and present are explored. Expand
Nasty, brutish, but not necessarily short : A reconsideration of the statistical methods used to calculate age at death from adult human skeletal and dental age indicators
It is generally assumed that life expectancy in antiquity was considerably shorter than it is now. In the limited number of cases where skeletal or dental age-at-death estimates have been made onExpand
Paleoepidemiology, healing, and possible treatment of trauma in the medieval cemetery population of St. Helen-on-the-Walls, York, England.
Analysis of patterns of long bone fractures in the British medieval population of St. Helen-on-the-Walls from York indicates that immobilization and possibly reduction was practiced on even the poorest residents of the medieval city. Expand
Fractures in late medieval skeletal populations from Serbia.
The findings suggest that this rural community was exposed to a low risk of trauma, probably related mostly to accidents sustained during farming, and rarely to interpersonal violence. Expand