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Roberts, Manchester: The Archaeology of Disease. Third Edition. Paperback

  • Archaeology of Disease. Third Edition. Paperback
  • Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester 2010
  • x, 338 pages, with index, references, numerous illustrations
This book offers a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma by combining results of scientific research with information gathered from documents, from other areas of archaeology, and from art and ethnography. The authors provide a context of clinical knowledge about specific ailments and accidents by considering ancient demography, basic bone biology, funerary practise, and prehistoric medicine.
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