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A Companion to Paleopathology (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Anne L. Grauer

By Anne L. Grauer

A better half to Paleopathology bargains a entire assessment of this quickly starting to be sub- box of actual anthropology.

  • Presents a wide review of the sphere of paleopathology, integrating theoretical and methodological techniques to appreciate organic and affliction tactics all through human history
  • Demonstrates how paleopathology sheds mild at the prior throughout the research of human and non-human skeletal fabrics, mummified continues to be and preserved tissue
  • Integrates medical advances in a number of fields that give a contribution to the certainty of historical and historical ailments, akin to epidemiology, histology, radiology, parasitology, dentistry, and molecular biology, in addition to archaeological, archival and ancient research.
  • Highlights cultural techniques that experience an influence at the evolution of affliction, dying and demise in human populations, together with subsistence techniques, human environmental variations, the results of malnutrition, differential entry to assets, and interpersonal and intercultural violence

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