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The Resource Diseases in antiquity : a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations, compiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison ; with a foreword by Warren R. Dawson

Diseases in antiquity : a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations, compiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison ; with a foreword by Warren R. Dawson

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Diseases in antiquity : a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations
Title
Diseases in antiquity
Title remainder
a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison ; with a foreword by Warren R. Dawson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Authorities from five continents have combined their knowledge to produce this first multiple-authored work on paleopathology ... a welcome addition to the libraries of medical practitioners in all disciplines, anthropologists, and human biologists as well as general and medical historians; introductory chapters place the subject in wide perspective. Subsequent chapters cover parasitology, geographic studies, individual and regional somatic disease, accidental trauma and surgical intervention, and mental abnormality, Several classic papers supplement contemporary contributions
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
616.07
Index
no index present
LC call number
R134.8 .B384 1967
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1888-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brothwell, Don R
  • Sandison, A. T
  • Dawson, Warren R.
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  • Paleopathology
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Paleopathology
Label
Diseases in antiquity : a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations, compiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison ; with a foreword by Warren R. Dawson
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • HALF TITLE: DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- TITLE PAGE: DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- Foreword -- Editorial Prolegomenon: The Present and Future -- EDITORIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Contents -- DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- Chapter 1: Pseudopathology -- Chapter 2: Calcinosis Intervertebralis, with Special Reference to Similar Changes Found in Mummies of Ancient Egyptians -- Chapter 3: General Considerations of the Evidences of Pathological Conditions Found Among Fossil Animals -- Chapter 4: Notes on Diseases and Healed Fractures of Wild Apes -- Chapter 5: The Bio-cultural Background to Disease
  • Chapter 6: Health and Disease in Contemporary Primitive Societies -- Chapter 7: The Egyptian Medical Papyri* -- Chapter 8: The Antiquity of Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Viruses, A Review of the Problem from a Bacteriologist's Point of View -- Chapter 9: Trypanosomiasis in Prehistoric and Later Human Populations, a Tentative Reconstruction -- Chapter 10: The Human Treponematoses* -- Chapter 11: The Prevalence of Malaria in Ancient Greece* -- Chapter 12: Note on the Presence of ""Bilharzia Haematobia"" in Egyptian Mummies of the Twentieth Dynasty [1250-1000 B.C.]
  • Chapter 13: Parasitic Diseases -- Chapter 14: The Recovery of Parasite Eggs from Ancient Cesspit and Latrine Deposits: an Approach to the Study of Early Parasite Infections -- Chapter 15: Organic Diseases of Ancient Mesopotamia -- Chapter 16: Diseases in the Bible and the Talmud -- Chapter 17: Records of Diseases in Ancient China -- Chapter 18: Disease in Antiquity: Ancient Greece and Rome -- Chapter 19: Tuberculosis* -- Chapter 20: Paraplegia -- Chapter 21: Syphilis -- Chapter 22: Evidence of Leprosy in Earlier Peoples -- Chapter 23: Evidence on the Palaeopathology of Yaws*
  • Chapter 24: The Evidence for Neoplasms -- Chapter 21: An Eruption Resembling That of Variola in the Skin of a Mummy of the Twentieth Dynasty ( 1200-1100 B.C.)* -- Chapter 26: Evidence of Endemic Calculi in an Early Community -- Chapter 27: A Review of the Palaeopathology of the Arthritic Diseases -- Chapter 28: Osteitis Fibrosa in a Skeleton of a Prehistoric American Indian* -- Chapter 29: Porotic Hyperostosis or Osteoporosis Symmetrica -- Chapter 30: A New Approach to Palaeopathology: Harris's Lines
  • Chapter 31: Thinning of the Parietal Bones in Early Egyptian Populations and Its Aetiology in the Light of Modern Observations -- Chapter 32: Biparietal Thinning in Early Britain -- Chapter 33: Historical Notes on Some Vitamin Deficiency Diseases in China* -- Chapter 34: Major Congenital Anomalies of the Skeleton: Evidence from Earlier Populations -- Chapter 35: Hernia in Egypt -- Chapter 36: Diseases of the Skin -- Chapter 37: Diseases of the Eyes -- Chapter 38: Disease in the Ear Region -- Chapter 39: Degenerative Vascular Disease -- Chapter 40: Respiratory Disease in Egypt
Control code
841916779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (797 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780398089092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841916779
Label
Diseases in antiquity : a survey of the diseases, injuries, and surgery of early populations, compiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison ; with a foreword by Warren R. Dawson
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • HALF TITLE: DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- TITLE PAGE: DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- Foreword -- Editorial Prolegomenon: The Present and Future -- EDITORIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Contents -- DISEASES IN ANTIQUITY -- Chapter 1: Pseudopathology -- Chapter 2: Calcinosis Intervertebralis, with Special Reference to Similar Changes Found in Mummies of Ancient Egyptians -- Chapter 3: General Considerations of the Evidences of Pathological Conditions Found Among Fossil Animals -- Chapter 4: Notes on Diseases and Healed Fractures of Wild Apes -- Chapter 5: The Bio-cultural Background to Disease
  • Chapter 6: Health and Disease in Contemporary Primitive Societies -- Chapter 7: The Egyptian Medical Papyri* -- Chapter 8: The Antiquity of Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Viruses, A Review of the Problem from a Bacteriologist's Point of View -- Chapter 9: Trypanosomiasis in Prehistoric and Later Human Populations, a Tentative Reconstruction -- Chapter 10: The Human Treponematoses* -- Chapter 11: The Prevalence of Malaria in Ancient Greece* -- Chapter 12: Note on the Presence of ""Bilharzia Haematobia"" in Egyptian Mummies of the Twentieth Dynasty [1250-1000 B.C.]
  • Chapter 13: Parasitic Diseases -- Chapter 14: The Recovery of Parasite Eggs from Ancient Cesspit and Latrine Deposits: an Approach to the Study of Early Parasite Infections -- Chapter 15: Organic Diseases of Ancient Mesopotamia -- Chapter 16: Diseases in the Bible and the Talmud -- Chapter 17: Records of Diseases in Ancient China -- Chapter 18: Disease in Antiquity: Ancient Greece and Rome -- Chapter 19: Tuberculosis* -- Chapter 20: Paraplegia -- Chapter 21: Syphilis -- Chapter 22: Evidence of Leprosy in Earlier Peoples -- Chapter 23: Evidence on the Palaeopathology of Yaws*
  • Chapter 24: The Evidence for Neoplasms -- Chapter 21: An Eruption Resembling That of Variola in the Skin of a Mummy of the Twentieth Dynasty ( 1200-1100 B.C.)* -- Chapter 26: Evidence of Endemic Calculi in an Early Community -- Chapter 27: A Review of the Palaeopathology of the Arthritic Diseases -- Chapter 28: Osteitis Fibrosa in a Skeleton of a Prehistoric American Indian* -- Chapter 29: Porotic Hyperostosis or Osteoporosis Symmetrica -- Chapter 30: A New Approach to Palaeopathology: Harris's Lines
  • Chapter 31: Thinning of the Parietal Bones in Early Egyptian Populations and Its Aetiology in the Light of Modern Observations -- Chapter 32: Biparietal Thinning in Early Britain -- Chapter 33: Historical Notes on Some Vitamin Deficiency Diseases in China* -- Chapter 34: Major Congenital Anomalies of the Skeleton: Evidence from Earlier Populations -- Chapter 35: Hernia in Egypt -- Chapter 36: Diseases of the Skin -- Chapter 37: Diseases of the Eyes -- Chapter 38: Disease in the Ear Region -- Chapter 39: Degenerative Vascular Disease -- Chapter 40: Respiratory Disease in Egypt
Control code
841916779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (797 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780398089092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841916779

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