Request PDF on ResearchGate | Advances in Human Palaeopathology | This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the. Advances in Human Palaeopathology by Ron Pinhasi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Advances in human palaeopathology / edited by Ron Pinhasi, Simon Mays, p. ; cm. Includes bibliographical.

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Would you like to change to the site? The first part of the book deals with the survival of palaeopathological evidence and provides an up-to-date account of some of the latest techniques for studying disease in ancient remains.

These include imaging techniques, such as radiography and CT scanning, and biochemical and histological analyses. Part two discusses the diagnosis and interpretation of particular humab of disease.

The emphasis here is on what can be learnt by taking a biocultural or holistic approach to the study of disease frequencies at a population level. It is also of interest to medical researchers dealing with epidemiological, diagnostic and pathophysiological aspects of diseases, who need a perspective upon the ways in which particular diseases affected earlier generations.

Its value lies oalaeopathology the vast expertise the contributors have to offer, with all of them being experts with long-standing careers in their respective fields, as well as the geographical distribution of examples that are given to illustrate specific diseases… outstanding and it truly is an important resource for hu,an interested in palaeopathology.


This is valuable resource that students and professionals interested in human paloepathology should consider adding to their libraries. Advances in Human Palaeopathology. His research encompasses most areas of human osteoarchaeology.

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Ron Pinhasi hkman Chryssi Bourbou. Added to Your Shopping Cart. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains.

It also describes the ways in huan these methods can be applied to the reconstruction of health and disease in the past. Combines theoretical, methodological and diagnostic aspects with key biocultural approaches.

Includes overviews of the latest applicable techniques from molecular biology, biochemistry, histopathology and medical imaging. Written by an international team of experts.

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Praise from the reviews: Advances in Human Palaeopathology Virtual Reconstruction: He spent two years in a Lise Meitner postdoctoral position at the Natural History museum, Vienna, examining the health status of early medieval Austrian populations.

His research focuses on growth and development in past populations, the origin and spread of leprosy in Eurasia, and the origins and spread plaeopathology farming in the Near East.


Key publications include ‘Morbidity, rickets, and long bone growth in post-medieval Britain – a cross-population analysis’ with Shaw, White and OgdenAnnals of Human biology, palaeopathologyy ‘A cross-population analysis of the growth of long bones and the os coxae of three early medieval Austrian populations’ with Teschler-Nicola, Knaus and ShawAmerican Journal of Human biology, ; ‘Tracing the origin and spread of agriculture in Europe’ with Fort and AmmermanPLoS Biology, ; and ‘A regional biological approach to the spread of farming in Europe: Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site.

Analytical Approaches in Palaeopathology.

Advances in Human Palaeopathology

Diagnosis and Interpretation of Disease in Human Remains. Metabolic Bone Disease Simon Mays. Tumours and Tumour-like Processes Don Brothwell.

Congenital Anomalies Ethne Barnes. Growth in Archaeological Populations Ron Pinhasi. I strongly recommend the book”” The Quarterly Review of BiologySeptember “”Visually and textually, this volume is of exceptional value for guiding future generations of palaeopathologists.