Osteoarchaeology, Biological Anthropology

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  1. Social Bioarchaeology

    Social Bioarchaeology [Paperback]

    Sabrina C. Agarwal (Author); Bonnie A. Glencross (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

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    ISBN: 9781444337679
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Social Bioarchaeology introduces the growing biosocial approach in archaeology that challenges the traditional methods of analysing and interpreting human skeletal remains. The contributions outline the essential components of this research, f... .... Learn More
  2. The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains

    The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains [Paperback]

    Rebecca Gowland (Author); Christopher Knusel (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842173657
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 1
    Human bones form the most direct link to understanding how people lived in the past, who they were and where they came from. The interpretative value of human skeletal remains (within their burial context) in terms of past social identity and o... .... Learn More
  3. Humanity's Burden

    Humanity's Burden: A Global History of Malaria [Paperback]

    James L.A. Webb (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.99

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    ISBN: 9780521670128
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Humanity's Burden provides a panoramic overview of the history of malaria. It traces the long arc of malaria out of tropical Africa into Eurasia, its transfer to the Americas during the early years of the Columbian exchange, and its retraction fro... .... Learn More
  4. New Directions in the Skeletal Biology of Greece

    New Directions in the Skeletal Biology of Greece [Paperback]

    Lynne A. Schepartz (Editor); Sherry C. Fox (Editor); Chryssi Bourbou (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780876615430
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 43
    Physical anthropology, the study of human skeletal remains, has assumed an increasingly important role in the archaeology of Greece over the past 30 years, both in the field and in interpretive research. In addition to including stimulating case s... .... Learn More
  5. Vitamin C for prevention of CRPS-I in traumatology and  orthopaedic surgery

    Vitamin C for prevention of CRPS-I in traumatology and orthopaedic surgery [Paperback]

    Paul E. Zollinger (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900099
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, can occur after a trauma to an arm or leg. CRPS is frequently seen after wrist fractures. The diagnosis of CRPS is based on clinical signs and sympt... .... Learn More
  6. Teeth Tell Tales

    Teeth Tell Tales [Paperback]

    Hayley L. Mickleburgh (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900075
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Similar to the osteological study of prehistoric human remains, the study of human dental wear has been proven to afford a wealth of information on human cultural practices. This study is aimed at recording and understanding the dental wear pat... .... Learn More
  7. The Latin Alexander Trallianus

    The Latin Alexander Trallianus: The Text and Transmission of a Late Latin Medical Book [Paperback]

    D. R. Langslow (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780907764328
    Published by : Roman Society Publications
    Series: JRS Monograph
    Volume: 10
    The present work offers an extensive introduction to the text and transmission of the ancient Latin version of the medical works "Therapeutica" and "On Fevers" of the great sixth-century Greek doctor Alexander of Tralles. The importance of the ... .... Learn More
  8. Health in Antiquity

    Health in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Helen King (Author)


    ISBN: 9780415220651
    Published by : Routledge
    Some ancients believed that disease and ill-health came from Pandora's jar, as prescribed in myth, whilst others saw man as the protagonist of his own ill-health. This collection of fourteen essays on health in antiquity takes an approach which... .... Learn More
  9. Roman Medicine

    Roman Medicine [Paperback]

    Audrey Cruse (Author)


    ISBN: 9780752414614
    Published by : Tempus Publishing Ltd
    Although Rome inherited much of its medical knowledge from Greece and the Hellenistic world, discoveries of elaborate medical kits, skeletons exhibiting treatments, buildings with sophisticated and hygienic water systems, medical books and so o... .... Learn More
  10. Practitioners, Practices and Patients

    Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology [Paperback]

    Patricia Anne Baker (Author); Gillian Carr (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842170793
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Medical care in the past, and indeed present societies, can be studied in a number of different ways, including palaeopatholoy, palaeobotany, literary evidence, material culture and different medical ideologies and belief systems. These 15 pape... .... Learn More

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