5 The Archaeology of “Plague”

@article{Antoine20085TA,
  title={5 The Archaeology of “Plague”},
  author={D. Antoine},
  journal={Medical History. Supplement},
  year={2008},
  pages={101 - 114}
}
  • D. Antoine
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Medical History. Supplement
Researchers from a wide array of disciplines have investigated ancient “plagues”, from fields as diverse as microbiology, ancient history, epidemiology, zoology, palaeopathology and archaeology, both independently from each other or in collaborative multidisciplinary teams. This paper aims to discuss the role of archaeology within such investigations and, perhaps more significantly, to highlight some of the limitations of the archaeological data on which many such studies are based. Non… Expand

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