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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology (Paperback)

Arthur C. Aufderheide, Conrado Rodriguez-Martin

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ISBN 10: 1107403774 / ISBN 13: 9781107403772
Editorial: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2011
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This book was first published in 1998. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology is a major reference work for all those interested in identification of disease in human remains. Many diseases leave characteristic lesions and deformities on human bones, teeth and soft tissues that can be identified many years after death. This comprehensive volume includes most conditions producing effects recognizable with the unaided eye. Detailed lesion descriptions and over 300 photographs facilitate disease recognition and each condition is placed in context with discussion of its history, antiquity, etiology, epidemiology, geography, and natural history. Diseases affecting the soft tissues are also included as these are commonly present in mummified remains. This book will be an indispensable resource for paleopathologists, anthropologists, physicians, archaeologists, demographers, and medical historians alike. N° de ref. de la librería AAU9781107403772

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Título: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human ...

Editorial: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro: New

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology is a major reference work for all those interested in the identification of disease in human remains. Many diseases leave characteristic lesions and deformities on human bones, teeth and soft tissues that can be identified many years after death. This comprehensive volume includes all conditions producing effects recognizable with the unaided eye. Detailed lesion descriptions and over 300 photographs and diagrams facilitate disease recognition and each condition is placed in context with discussion of its history, antiquity, etiology, epidemiology, geography, and natural history. Uniquely, diseases affecting the soft tissues are also included as these are commonly present in mummified remains.

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The Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology is the major reference work for all those interested in the identification of disease in ancient human remains, especially paleopathologists, archeologists, physicians and anthropologists. It includes detailed descriptions and photographs of all conditions causing effects recogniza ble with the unaided eye on bone, tooth or mummified soft tissue, together with descriptions of the disease's antiquity, history and epidemiology, making it by far the most comprehensive book available on the subject.

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