Paleopathology In Perspective

Author: Elizabeth Weiss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759124043
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Elizabeth Weiss introduces readers to how lifestyle—in complex interaction with biology, genes, and environment—affects health in this distinctive tour of human osteology, past and present.

Reading The Bones

Author: Elizabeth Weiss
ISBN: 9780813054988
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While activity markers sometimes show aspects of lifestyle, social change, and daily prehistoric life, this text will help future researchers to be more critical of their social reconstructions by using the same comparisons of biology ...

21st Century Anthropology A Reference Handbook

Author: H. James Birx
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266301
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CZAPLICKI. Canisius College pology, offers us an interesting perspective into the
lives of the ancients. ... Combining scientific inquiry with educated reasoning can
give anthropologists an idea of the daily activities of individuals; their diet, health,
and environment; and even more, specifically, the cause of death of each
individual. ... His book Bones, Bodies and Disease (Wells, 1964) was a landmark
publication in the field and advanced the field of paleopathology to the level it is


Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521658348
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Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton Clark Spencer Larsen ...
Anthropologists, paleopathologists, and others have documented and described
the dental and skeletal evidence for some of these diseases (see Buikstra &
Cook, 1980; Ortner & Putschar, 1985; Steinbock, 1976). Although largely
confined to descriptive reports and case ... the study of bone lesions documenting
disease provides an important perspective on health in earlier societies. The
frequency of members ...

The Oxford Handbook Of The Archaeology Of Death And Burial

Author: Sarah Tarlow
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191650390
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The study of human remains (bioarchaeology), and palaeopathology in particular
, will always be central to archaeology, but the research landscape in the UK is
changing. It is time for bioarchaeologists to engage more with the wider public
who feel they are also stakeholders when it comes to human remains from
archaeological sites. ... This is a good multidisciplinary overview of the metabolic
bone diseases in bioarchaeology, for example rickets, scurvy, and osteoporosis.
Buikstra ...

Archaeology Of The Moundville Chiefdom

Author: Vernon J. Knight
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817354212
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5. Of. Time. and. the. River: Perspectives. on. Health. during. the. Moundville.
Chiefdom. MARY LUCAS POWELL A previous synchronic study of elite and
nonelite burials from Moundville indicated that minor variations in adult stature,
childhood stress, dental health, trauma, and infectious disease owed more to age
and sex than to differences in ranked status. A diachronic reevaluation of these
dimensions of health suggests several trends from Moundville I through
Moundville III: small ...

Nursing Practice

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118496795
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Almost unanimously, the history of nursing will tend to focus on the works and
publications of Florence Nightingale; however, nursing has been shaped and
formed throughout history and has been influenced by a global perspective. To
appreciate the development of contemporary nursing in the UK, it helps to take a
look at where nursing has come from, and how it continues to develop and grow.
Health and disease is a constant factor of the human state, and the need for
some form of ...

Studies In The Palaeopathology Of Egypt

Author: Sir Marc Armand Ruffer
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In only two cases did the inferior extremity of the humerus show any signs of
disease. In the first, eburnation of the capitellum is a conspicuous feature, and
there is also some roughening and formation of new bone in the olecranon fossa.
In another case, the ridge between the capitellum and internal condyle is almost
completely worn away. BONES OF THE FOREARM AND CARPUS These were
remarkably healthy, no lesions whatever being found. Only three metacarpal
bones were ...

Human Diet And Nutrition In Biocultural Perspective

Author: Tina Moffat
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 1782385347
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Using a biocultural approach, the contributors to this volume investigate the ways in which food is both an essential resource fundamental to human health and an expression of human culture and society.