The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

EditorJane Buikstra, Charlotte Roberts

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The Global History of Paleopathology is the first comprehensive global compendium on the history of paleopathology, an interdisciplinary scientific discipline that focuses on the study of ancient disease. Offering perspectives from regions that have traditionally had long histories ofpaleopathology, such as the United States and parts of Europe, this volume also presents important work by an international roster of scholars who are writing their own regional and cultural histories in the field. The book identifies major thinkers and figures who have contributed topaleopathology, as well as significant organizations and courses that have sponsored scientific research and communication, most notably the Paleopathology Association. The volume concludes with an eye towards the future of the discipline, discussing methods and research at the leading edge ofpaleopathology, particularly those that employ the analysis of ancient DNA and isotopes.

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The Global History of Paleopathology is the first comprehensive global compendium on the history of paleopathology, an interdisciplinary scientific discipline that focuses on the study of ancient disease. Offering perspectives from regions that have traditionally had long histories ofpaleopathology, such as the United States and parts ...

Jane Buikstra is Regents' Professor of Bioarchaeology and Director of the Center for Bioarchaeological Research at Arizona State University. Charlotte Roberts is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Durham. She is the President-Elect of the Paleopathology Association.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Biographies1. Jane E. Buikstra and Eleanna Prevedorou: John Lawrence Angel (1915-1986)2. Kenneth C. Nystrom and Larry Cartmell: Arthur C. Aufderheide (1922- )3. Keith Dobney: Don Brothwell (1933-)4. Charlotte A. Roberts, Mary Lucas Powell, and Jane E. Buikstra: T. Aidan Cockburn (1912 - 1981) and Eve Cockburn (1924 - 2003)5. Niels Lynnerup: Jens Peter Hart Hansen (1936-1998)6. Mary Lucas Powell and Jane E. Buikstra: Joseph Jones (1833-1896)7. Charlotte A. Roberts: Keith Manchester (1938- )8. Phillip Lee Walker, Jane E. Buikstra, and Stephanie McBride-Schreiner: Charles "Chuck" Merbs (1936- )9. Della Collins Cook George Daniel Morse (1906-1985) George Daniel Morse (1906-1985): Roy L. Moodie (1880-1934)10. Jerome C. Rose and Dolores L. Burke: George Daniel Morse (1906-1985)11. Mary Lucas Powell: Donald J. Ortner (1938- )12. Donald J. Ortner and Bruce D. Ragsdale: Walter G. J. Putschar (1904-1987)13. Andrew T. Sandison (reprint): Sir Marc Armand Ruffer (1859-1917)14. M. Anne Katzenberg: Shelley Rae Saunders (1950-2008)15. Douglas H. Ubelaker: T. Dale Stewart (1901-1997)16. Albert R. Zink: Eugen Strouhal (1931-)17. Patricia Lambert: Phillip Lee Walker (1947-2009)18. Charlotte A. Roberts and Keith Manchester: Calvin Wells (1908-1978)Part II: Moments19. Jacqueline I. McKinley: Trevor Anderson (1955 - 2005)20. Charlotte A. Roberts and Keith Manchester: David Birkett (1934-1990)21. Mary K. Sandford, Lynn Kilgore, and Diane L. France: Alice Mossie Brues (1913 - 2007)22. Conrado Rodriguez-Martin and Miguel Botella-Lopez: Domingo Campillo Valero (1927-)23. Abdulla A. Al-Shorman and Jerome C. Rose: Mahmoud Yousef K. El-Najjar (1942-2009)24. Eugene Giles: Ernest Albert Hooton (1887-1954)25. Jane E. Buikstra, Donald J. Ortner, and Stephanie McBride-Schreiner: Ales? Hrdli?ka (1869-1943)26. Louise Loe and Lucy Rogers: Juliet Margaret Rogers (1940-2001)27. Don Brothwell: A.T. "Sandy" Sandison (1923-1982)28. Nancy C. Lovell: Adolph Hans Schultz (1891-1976)29. Della Collins Cook: Robert Wilson Shufeldt, M.D. (1850-1934)30. David R. Hunt: Lucille E. St. Hoyme (1924-2001)31. Della Collins Cook: Herbert Upham Williams (1866-1938)Part III: RegionsAfrica32. Brenda J. Baker and Margaret A. Judd: Nile Valley33. Alan G. Morris and Maryna Steyn: South AfricaThe Americas34. Jerome S. Cybulski: Canada35. Della Collins Cook: American Midcontinent36. Clark Spencer Larsen: American Southeast37. Ann L. W. Stodder: American Southwest38. Vera Tiesler and Maria Teresa Jaen: Mexico39. Sonia E. Guillen: Peru and Northern Chile40. Sheila Maria Ferraz Mendonca de Souza and Ricardo A. Guichon: Argentina and BrazilEurasia41. Ekaterina A. Pechenkina: China42. Pia Bennike: Denmark43. Joel Blondiaux, Olivier Dutour, and Montserrat Sansilbano-Collilieux: France44. Maria Teschler-Nicola and Gisela Grupe: Germanic Countries45. Gyorgy Palfi, Antonia Marcsik, and Ildiko Pap: Hungary46. Gino Fornaciari, Valentina Giuffra, and Simona Minozzi: Italy47. Israel Hershkovitz: Israel48. Parthenia Giannakopoulou and Takao Suzuki: Japan49. Megan A. Perry: Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan50. Rimantas Jankauskas and Guntis Gerhards: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia51. Naran Bazarsad: Mongolia52. George J. R. Maat: The Netherlands53. Per Holck: Norway54. Tomasz Kozlowski: Poland55. Anna Luisa Santos and Eugenia Cunha: Portugal56. Alexandra Buzhilova: Russia57. Nancy Tayles, Sian Halcrow, and Natthamon Pureepatpong: Southeast Asia58. Conrado Rodriguez-Martin: Spain59. Torbjorn Ahlstrom and Caroline Arcini: Sweden60. Philipp Gruber, Thomas Boni, Frank J. Ruhli: Switzerland61. Charlotte A. Roberts: United KingdomOceania62. Helen Cekalovic, Kate Dommett, and Judith Littleton: Australia63. Michael Pietrusewsky and Michele Toomay Douglas: PacificPart IV: Topics64. Simon Hillson and Jerome C. Rose: The First Dental Pathologists and Paleopathologists65. Niels Lynnerup: Mummies and Bog Bodies66. Richard Thomas: Non-Human PaleopathologyPart V: Organizations, Key Congresses, and Education in Paleopathology67. Mary Lucas Powell: The History of the Paleopathology Association (PPA)68. Olivier Dutour, Gyorgy Palfi, and Charlotte A. Roberts: International Congresses on the Evolution and Paleoepidemiology of Infectious (ICEPIDS)69. Donald J. Ortner, Christopher Knusel, and Charlotte A. Roberts: Special Courses in Human Skeletal Paleopathology70. Niels Lynnerup: The World Congresses on Mummy StudiesPart VI: Future Developments71. Alicia K. Wilbur and Anne C. Stone: Ancient DNA and Paleopathology72. Mike Richards and Janet Montgomery: Isotope analysis and Paleopathology: A short review and future developments73. Frank J. Ruhli: Imaging: the history of radiography, current issues and future trends74. Michael C. Schultz: A Short History of Paleohistology75. Karl J. Reinhard and Aduato Araujo: Synthesizing Parasitology with Archaeology in Paleopathology76. Charlotte A. Roberts and Jane E. Buikstra: Conclusions