Paleopathology: A Contemporary Perspective

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12 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Biological Anthropology
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages395-411
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405189002
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 3 2010

Keywords

  • 'Paleopathology' as 'the study of ancient disease,' a seemingly elegant and straightforward characterization
  • 'Paleopathology,' glossed as 'the study of ancient disease,' seemingly elegant and straightforward characterization
  • Assumptions about relationship between ancient and modern conditions
  • Global health-1984 landmark publication Paleopathology at the Origins of Agriculture
  • Infectious disease and human host-pathogen relationships
  • Iron deficiency anemia reconsidered
  • Paleopathology, a contemporary perspective
  • Paleopathology, mummy studies and mummy science
  • Physical anthropologists, focusing on two lines of evidence-primary and secondary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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Buikstra, J. (2010). Paleopathology: A Contemporary Perspective. In A Companion to Biological Anthropology (pp. 395-411). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444320039.ch22