Exploring poverty: skeletal biology and documentary evidence in 19th-20th century Portugal.

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BACKGROUND The inference of the state of wealth or poverty from human skeletal remains is a difficult task, as the limited number of skeletal changes are mediated by numerous other physiological, biomechanical and pathological events. In recent years, identified skeletal collections have become valuable resources in enabling aetiologies of these changes to… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/03014460.2015.1134655

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@article{Cardoso2016ExploringPS, title={Exploring poverty: skeletal biology and documentary evidence in 19th-20th century Portugal.}, author={Francisca Alves Cardoso and Sandra A. De Assis and Charlotte Y Henderson}, journal={Annals of human biology}, year={2016}, volume={43 2}, pages={102-6} }