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Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Megan A. Perry (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The volume presents a broad array of bioarchaeological techniques that can illuminate the lives of individuals in the eastern Mediterranean and Near East and the promise of bioarchaeological research ... More


Leprosy: Past and Present

Charlotte A. Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leprosy is an infection and neglected tropical disease that is steeped in myths, and, although it is described in history books, it can remain a challenge to manage today. Written in an accessible ... More


Understanding Late Classic Maya Mortuary Ritual in Caves: Dental Evidence of Health from Macro- and Microscopic Defects and Caries

Amy R. Michael, Gabriel D. Wrobel, and Jack Biggs

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina (eds)

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology frequently investigates dental health in burial populations to make inferences about mortuary variability within and between ancient groups. In this chapter, micro- and macroscopic ... More


Mortuary Evidence for Maya Political Resistance and Religious Syncretism in Colonial Belize

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a young man who lived in what is now Belize during the time of Spanish colonial occupation, ca. A.D. 1520 to 1660). Along with another man, he was buried ... More


Lesley: A Unique Bronze Age Individual from Southeastern Arabia

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a young woman who lived at around 2000 B.C. near what is now Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates. She died before her 20th year, after several years of a ... More


Paleopathology in Argentina and Brazil

Sheila Maria Ferraz Mendonça de Souza and Ricardo A. Giochón

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/9780195389807.003.0040
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Argentina and Brazil, both of which began in the nineteenth century when the first prehistoric human bones were found in an archaeological ... More


Domingo Campillo Valéro

Conrado Rodríguez-Martín and Miguel Botella-López

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/9780195389807.003.0022
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Domingo Campillo Valéro. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Campillo is a Spanish physician who began his research ... More


A.T. “Sandy” Sandison (1923–1982)

Don Brothwell

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/9780195389807.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of A. T. “Sandy” Sandison. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Sandison was a well-respected and outstanding ... More


Paleopathology in Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan

Megan A. Perry

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/9780195389807.003.0049
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a diachronic view of paleopathology in Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan within the context of archaeological research conducted in these regions. Archaeological exploration in Lebanon ... More


History of Paleopathology in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

Rimantas Jankauskas and Guntis Gerhards

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/9780195389807.003.0050
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. The early development of paleopathology in these countries should be considered in the context of slightly ... More


Paleopathology and Taphonomic Modification of Mammalian Bones from Porcupine Cave

C. Suzane Ware and Elaine Anderson

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the paleopathology and taphonomic modifications evident in several specimens recovered from the Porcupine Cave deposits. It also provides background information about bone ... More


The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Jane Buikstra and Charlotte Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book provides a global compendium on the history of paleopathology, an interdisciplinary scientific discipline that focuses on the study of ancient disease. Offering perspectives from regions ... More


T. Aidan Cockburn (1912–1981) and Eve Cockburn (1924–2003)

Charlotte A. Roberts, Mary Lucas Powell, and Jane E. Buikstra

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/9780195389807.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents biographical sketches of T. Aidan Cockburn and his wife Eve. This is followed by a discussion of their contributions to paleopathology. Aidan was responsible for some 100 ... More


Donald J. Ortner: (1938–)

Mary Lucas Powell

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/9780195389807.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Donald J. Ortner. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Donald's significant contributions to the scientific ... More


History of Human Paleopathology in Canada

Jerome S. Cybulski

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/9780195389807.003.0034
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of human paleopathology in Canada, which is closely associated with the history of physical anthropology in the country. This history can be traced to the late ... More


A History of Paleopathology in Peru and Northern Chile: From Head Hunting to Head Counting

Sonia E. Guillén

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/9780195389807.003.0039
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Peru and northern Chile. It considers the work of Aleš Hrdlička and Pedro Weiss; research on mummies; and the development of local Peruvian ... More


Paleopathology in Germanic Countries

Maria Teschler-Nicola and Gisela Grupe

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/9780195389807.003.0044
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter combines the history of paleopathology in Germany and Austria because in the course of its development, both methodologically and theoretically speaking, the two countries shared ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Leprosy

Charlotte A. Roberts

in Leprosy: Past and Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the bone changes in the skeleton related to leprosy (paleopathology). Diagnosing leprosy in skeletons ideally requires a complete well-preserved skeleton. The facial, hand, and ... More


Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Kate Pechenkina and Marc Oxenham (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Examined through the lens of human remains, the overarching theme of this volume is human interaction and its consequences for the human condition across the vast expanse of East Asia during the ... More


Kin Structure and Community Health at Mission Patale

Christopher M. Stojanowski

in Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044637
eISBN:
9780813046167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044637.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers evidence for kin structured burial at mission Patale, located in Apalachee province in the panhandle of Florida. Results of biostatistical and spatial analyses support ... More


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