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Impact of industrialization: comparative study of child health in four sites from medieval and postmedieval England (A.D. 850-1859).
  • M. Lewis
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 November 2002
The morbidity and mortality profiles of 831 non-adult skeletons from four contrasting sites in medieval and postmedieval England were compared to assess whether urbanization and laterExpand
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Tracing the influence on sediments of organic waste from a salmonid farm using stable isotope analysis
Abstract Stable C isotope measurement in combination with analysis of benthic macrofaunal communities were used to trace the dispersion and effects of solid organic waste derived from a fish cage onExpand
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Endocranial lesions in non‐adult skeletons: understanding their aetiology
Reactive new bone on the endocranial surface of the skull in non-adults has recently received a lot of attention in the palaeopathological literature. These features appear as layers of new bone onExpand
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Comparison of child morbidity in two contrasting medieval cemeteries from Denmark.
This study compares associations between demographic profiles, long bone lengths, bone mineral content, and frequencies of stress indicators in the preadult populations of two medieval skeletalExpand
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Brief communication: a proposed osteological method for the estimation of pubertal stage in human skeletal remains.
Puberty forms an important threshold between childhood and adulthood, but this subject has received little attention in bioarchaeology. The new application of clinical methods to assess pubertalExpand
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Comparative study of the prevalence of maxillary sinusitis in later Medieval urban and rural populations in northern England.
Six hundred sixty-three Medieval individuals from Wharram Percy, a rural settlement in the Yorkshire Wolds, and 1,042 individuals from St. Helen-on-the-Walls, a poor parish in the Medieval city ofExpand
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Response to organic enrichment of infaunal macrobenthic communities under salmonid seacages
The response of infaunal macrobenthic communities beneath salmonid seacages to solid organic wastes (food pellets and fish excreta) was tested by means of the ABC-method (abundance, biomassExpand
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On the threshold of adulthood: A new approach for the use of maturation indicators to assess puberty in adolescents from medieval England
This study provides the first large scale analysis of the age at which adolescents in medieval England entered and completed the pubertal growth spurt. This new method has implications for expandingExpand
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Brief communication: a proposed method for the assessment of pubertal stage in human skeletal remains using cervical vertebrae maturation.
The assessment of age-at-death in non-adult skeletal remains is under constant review. However, in many past societies an individual's physical maturation may have been more important in social termsExpand
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Life and death in a civitas capital: metabolic disease and trauma in the children from late Roman Dorchester, Dorset.
  • M. Lewis
  • Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 21 December 2009
The impact that "Romanization" and the development of urban centers had on the health of the Romano-British population is little understood. A re-examination of the skeletal remains of 364 nonadultsExpand
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