Roberts, Charlotte & Keith Manchester
Title The Archaeology of Disease, Third edition
Condition Clean secondhand
0752457500 / 9780752457505
Inventory number 979820
The History Press, third edition (2010), reprinted 2012. 26cm. Pp.x, [ii], 338. Numerous photos & figures, 51 page bibliography. Softbound.
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.
First published in 1983, second edition 1995, third edition 2005, third edition in softback 2010, here reprinted 2012. The most uptodate edition.
9780752457505. The Archaeology of Disease, Third edition