This special issue of "Pathobiology" provides a comprehensive review of what Paleopathology is and focuses on its techniques and possibilities to gain knowledge on diseases that afflicted mankind in ancient times. This issue includes previously unpublished reports in Paleopathology from different points of view. It combines the unique histology of the nervous system of subjects from the Bronze Age around 3,000 years ago, variegated infectious diseases in South American mummies and tumors of the soft tissue in mummified bodies. Further it reveals anthropological aspects and bone pathology in Imperial Rome and new techniques for the identification of subjects which can be applied in Paleopathology. This publication provides a comprehensive review and broad scope of diseases in the past and the modern techniques available. Therefore it is recommended for scholars working in physical anthropology and archaeology, teachers of history of medicine, researchers in infectious diseases, physicians with activities related to forensic sciences and pathologists interested in the history of human diseases.
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Special Topic Issue: Pathobiology 2012, Vol. 79, No. 5 This special topic issue of 'Pathobiology' contains contributions discussing the subject in-depth. 'Pathobiology' is a well-respected, international peer-reviewed journal in Pathology. Special topic issues are included in the subscription.
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Book Description S. Karger, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M3318021814
Book Description S Karger Ag, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 66 pages. 10.80x8.10x0.20 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 3318021814