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History of the Development of Paleopathology in the United Kingdom (UK)

Charlotte A. Roberts

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0061
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland). Paleopathology is considered a field within bioarchaeology, which is the study of ... More


Regional Developments: Southeast Asia

Nancy Tayles, Siân Halcrow, and Natthamon Pureepatpong

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0057
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Southeast Asia. The discipline of paleopathology in the region has a short history, which is reflected in the limited availability of human ... More


History of Paleopathology in Japan

Parthenia Giannakopoulou and Takao Suzuki

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0048
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Japan, which dates back more than 110 years. The oldest publication focused on syphilitic bone changes in Ainu skeletal remains (Koganei 1894). ... More


A Short History of Paleopathological Research in Hungary

György Pálfi, Antonia Marcsik, and Ildikó Pap

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0045
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Hungary. The study of pathological alterations in skeletal remains from various time periods can be traced back for nearly a century. Thus, the ... More


Calvin Percival Bamfylde Wells (1908–1978)

Charlotte A. Roberts and Keith Manchester

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Calvin Percival Bamfylde Wells. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Wells was a key pioneer for the development of ... More


David Birkett (1934–1990)

Charlotte A. Roberts and Keith Manchester

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0020
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of David Birkett. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Like many medical practitioners who find themselves working in ... More


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