Ancient health : skeletal indicators of agricultural and economic intensification /

Confirming earlier conclusions that human health declined after the adoption of farming and the rise of civilization, this book greatly enlarges the geographical range of paleopathological studies by including new work from both established and up-and-coming scholars.

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Imprint:Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007.
Description:1 online resource (xxiv, 432 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Language:English
Series:Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past
Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Subject:Human remains (Archaeology)
Human skeleton -- Analysis.
Paleopathology.
Paleoanthropology.
Agriculture -- Origin.
Prehistoric peoples -- Health and hygiene.
Bone and Bones -- anatomy & histology -- Congresses.
Paleopathology -- methods -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- History -- Congresses.
Diet -- History -- Congresses.
Health Status -- Congresses.
History, Ancient -- Congresses.
Restes humains (Archéologie) -- Congrès.
Squelette humain -- Analyse -- Congrès.
Paléopathologie -- Congrès.
Paléoanthropologie -- Congrès.
Agriculture -- Origines -- Congrès.
Homme préhistorique -- Santé et hygiène -- Congrès.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
Agriculture -- Origin.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Human skeleton -- Analysis.
Paleoanthropology.
Paleopathology.
Paläopathologie
Skelettfund
Mensch
Lebensbedingungen
Vor- und Frühgeschichte
Paläanthropologie
History & Archaeology.
Archaeology.
Electronic books.
Congress.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11099014
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Other authors / contributors:Cohen, Mark Nathan.
Crane-Kramer, Gillian Margaret Mountford.
ISBN:9780813037776
0813037778
9780813030821
081303082X
9780813028682
081302868X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-410) and index.
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English.
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Summary:Confirming earlier conclusions that human health declined after the adoption of farming and the rise of civilization, this book greatly enlarges the geographical range of paleopathological studies by including new work from both established and up-and-coming scholars.
Other form:Print version: Ancient health. Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007 9780813030821