The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease

The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease provides a comprehensive and invaluable source of information on this important group of diseases. It is an essential guide for those engaged in either basic recording or in-depth research on human remains from archaeological sites. The range of potential tools for investigating metabolic diseases of bone are far greater than for many other conditions, and building on clinical investigations, this book will consider gross, surface features visible using microscopic examination, histological and radiological features of bone, that can be used to help investigate metabolic bone diseases. Clear photographs and line drawings illustrate gross, histological and radiological features associated with each of the conditions Covers a range of issues pertinent to the study of metabolic bone disease in archaeological skeletal material, including the problems that frequent co-existence of these conditions in individuals living in the past raises, the preservation of human bone and the impact this has on the ability to suggest a diagnosis of a condition Includes a range of conditions that can lead to osteopenia and osteoporosis, including previous investigations of these conditions in archaeological bone

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  • Author : Megan Brickley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080557915
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease

The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Author : Megan Brickley,Rachel Ives
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 July 2010
GET THIS BOOKThe Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease

The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease provides a comprehensive and invaluable source of information on this important group of diseases. It is an essential guide for those engaged in either basic recording or in-depth research on human remains from archaeological sites. The range of potential tools for investigating metabolic diseases of bone are far greater than for many other conditions, and building on clinical investigations, this book will consider gross, surface features visible using microscopic examination, histological and radiological features

The Archaeology of Human Bones

The Archaeology of Human Bones
  • Author : Simon Mays
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 December 2020
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The Archaeology of Human Bones provides an up to date account of the analysis of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites, introducing students to the anatomy of bones and teeth and the nature of the burial record. Drawing from studies around the world, this book illustrates how the scientific study of human remains can shed light upon important archaeological and historical questions. This new edition reflects the latest developments in scientific techniques and their application to burial archaeology. Current scientific

The Bioarchaeology of Structural Violence

The Bioarchaeology of Structural Violence
  • Author : Lori A. Tremblay,Sarah Reedy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 27 August 2020
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This volume is a resource for bioarchaeologists interested in using a structural violence framework to better understand and contextualize the lived experiences of past populations. One of the most important elements of bioarchaeological research is the study of health disparities in past populations. This book offers an analysis of such work, but with the benefit of an overarching theoretical framework. It examines the theoretical framework used by scholars in cultural and medical anthropology to explore how social, political, and/or

The Bioarchaeology of Urbanization

The Bioarchaeology of Urbanization
  • Author : Tracy K. Betsinger,Sharon N. DeWitte
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 05 November 2020
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Urbanization has long been a focus of bioarchaeological research, but what is missing from the literature is an exploration of the geographic and temporal range of human biological, demographic, and sociocultural responses to this major shift in settlement pattern. Urbanization is characterized by increased population size and density, and is frequently assumed to produce negative biological effects. However, the relationship between urbanization and human “health” requires careful examination given the heterogeneity that exists within and between urban contexts. Studies of

The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Climate and Environmental Change

The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Climate and Environmental Change
  • Author : Gwen Robbins Schug
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 October 2020
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This handbook examines human responses to climatic and environmental changes in the past,and their impacts on disease patterns, nutritional status, migration, and interpersonal violence. Bioarchaeology—the study of archaeological human skeletons—provides direct evidence of the human experience of past climate and environmental changes and serves as an important complement to paleoclimate, historical, and archaeological approaches to changes we may expect with global warming. Comprising 27 chapters from experts across a broad range of time periods and geographical regions, this

Research Methods in Human Skeletal Biology

Research Methods in Human Skeletal Biology
  • Author : Elizabeth A. DiGangi,Megan K. Moore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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Research Methods in Human Skeletal Biology serves as the one location readers can go to not only learn how to conduct research in general, but how research is specifically conducted within human skeletal biology. It outlines the current types of research being conducted within each sub-specialty of skeletal biology, and gives the reader the tools to set up a research project in skeletal biology. It also suggests several ideas for potential projects. Each chapter has an inclusive bibliography, which can

New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care

New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care
  • Author : Lorna Tilley,Alecia A. Schrenk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 August 2016
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New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care evaluates, refines and expands existing concepts and practices in the developing field of bioarchaeological research into health-related care provision in the past. Evidence in human remains that indicates an individual survived with, or following, a serious pathology suggests this person most likely received some form of care from others. This observation was first made half a century ago, but it is only in the last five years that health-related caregiving has been accepted

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood
  • Author : Sally Crawford,Dawn Hadley,Gillian Shepherd
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 31 May 2018
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Real understanding of past societies is not possible without including children, and yet they have been strangely invisible in the archaeological record. Compelling explanation about past societies cannot be achieved without including and investigating children and childhood. However marginal the traces of children's bodies and bricolage may seem compared to adults, archaeological evidence of children and childhood can be found in the most astonishing places and spaces. The archaeology of childhood is one of the most exciting and challenging areas

Bone Health

Bone Health
  • Author : Justyna J. Miszkiewicz,Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen,Jose A. Riancho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 June 2019
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This multidisciplinary book addresses three lines of evidence (medieval, contemporary, and epigenetic) regarding the effect of human socio-economic status on bone health. It provides an overview of the extent to which human social background affects adult bone quality and quantity, and makes recommendations for future skeletal biology research into lifestyle-related musculoskeletal disorders. The book is divided into three major parts, the first of which discusses bone and dental health in medieval human skeletal remains from distinct socio-economic status groups. In

The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands

The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands
  • Author : Marc Oxenham,Hallie Buckley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 November 2015
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In recent years the bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands has seen enormous progress. This new and exciting research is synthesised, contextualised and expanded upon in The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. The volume is divided into two broad sections, one dealing with mainland and island Southeast Asia, and a second section dealing with the Pacific islands. A multi-scalar approach is employed to the bio-social dimensions of Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Ortner's Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains

Ortner's Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains
  • Author : Jane E. Buikstra
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 January 2019
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Ortner's Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains, Third Edition, provides an integrated and comprehensive treatment of the pathological conditions that affect the human skeleton. As ancient skeletal remains can reveal a treasure trove of information to the modern orthopedist, pathologist, forensic anthropologist, and radiologist, this book presents a timely resource. Beautifully illustrated with over 1,100 photographs and drawings, it provides an essential text and material on bone pathology, thus helping improve the diagnostic ability of those interested in human

Fundamental Causation

Fundamental Causation
  • Author : Christopher Gregory Weaver
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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Fundamental Causation addresses issues in the metaphysics of deterministic singular causation, the metaphysics of events, property instances, facts, preventions, and omissions, as well as the debate between causal reductionists and causal anti-reductionists. The book also pays special attention to causation and causal structure in physics. Weaver argues that causation is a multigrade obtaining relation that is transitive, irreflexive, and asymmetric. When causation is singular, deterministic and such that it relates purely contingent events, the relation is also universal, intrinsic, and

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding
  • Author : Cecília Tomori,Aunchalee E. L. Palmquist,EA Quinn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 December 2017
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Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches unites sociocultural, biological, and archaeological anthropological scholarship to spark new conversations and research about breastfeeding. While breastfeeding has become the subject of intense debate in many settings, anthropological perspectives have played a limited role in these conversations. The present volume seeks to broaden discussions around breastfeeding by showcasing fresh insights gleaned from an array of theoretical and methodological approaches, which are grounded in the close study of people across the globe. Drawing on case studies and

The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications

The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications
  • Author : Vera Tiesler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 October 2013
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The artificial shaping of the skull vault of infants expresses fundamental aspects of crafted beauty, of identity, status and gender in a way no other body practice does. Combining different sources of information, this volume contributes new interpretations on Mesoamerican head shaping traditions. Here, the head with its outer insignia was commonly used as a metaphor for designating the “self” and personhood and, as part of the body, served as a model for the indigenous universe. Analogously, the outer “looks”