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Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians : health and disease across a hunter-gatherer continent, Stephen Webb

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Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians : health and disease across a hunter-gatherer continent
Title
Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians
Title remainder
health and disease across a hunter-gatherer continent
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Webb
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Subject
Summary
Survey of health and disease in precontact Aboriginal populations; sources of pathology in Pleistocene and Holocene Australia - palaeopathology; examination of skeletal remains - Murray Black, Broadbeach, Roonka, Willandra Lakes, Kow Swamp, Coobool Crossing, Keilor and other collections; indicators of stress - cribra orbitalia (anemia), dental hypoplasia, Harris lines; infectious disease - non-specific and osteomyelitis, origins, distribution and forms of treponemal disease (Erkincha, yaws, syphilis); osteoarthritis - forms and distribution - effects on cranial morphology; injury - post-cranial fractures, cranial trauma - frequency and distribution (violence); surgery - trephination, amputation; neoplasms - multiple myeloma, metastatic and naseopharyngeal carcinoma, osteomas; congenital conditions - spina bifida, meningocoele, cleft palate, scaphocephaly/craniosynostosis; regional summary of Holocene health patterns - the arid zone, Murray River and Rufus River, east and southeast coast, the tropics
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  • Paleopathology
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians : health and disease across a hunter-gatherer continent, Stephen Webb
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Publication
Note
  • Bibliography; p. [295]-320
  • Includes index and tables
  • Digitally reprinted 2009
Contents
2009 reprint: Introduction -- Australian palaeopathology, survey methods, samples and ethnohistoric sources -- Upper Pleistocene pathology of Sunda and Sahul: some possibilities -- Pathology in late Pleistocene and early Holocene Australian hominids -- Stress -- Infectious disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Trauma -- Neoplastic disease -- Congenital malformations -- Motupore: the palaeopathology of a prehistoric New Guinea island community -- The old and the new: Australia's changing patterns of health
Control code
M0014064
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 324 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - received from the library of Rhys Jones
Isbn
9780521110495
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
10669b
System control number
0011901
Label
Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians : health and disease across a hunter-gatherer continent, Stephen Webb
Publication
Note
  • Bibliography; p. [295]-320
  • Includes index and tables
  • Digitally reprinted 2009
Contents
2009 reprint: Introduction -- Australian palaeopathology, survey methods, samples and ethnohistoric sources -- Upper Pleistocene pathology of Sunda and Sahul: some possibilities -- Pathology in late Pleistocene and early Holocene Australian hominids -- Stress -- Infectious disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Trauma -- Neoplastic disease -- Congenital malformations -- Motupore: the palaeopathology of a prehistoric New Guinea island community -- The old and the new: Australia's changing patterns of health
Control code
M0014064
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 324 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - received from the library of Rhys Jones
Isbn
9780521110495
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
10669b
System control number
0011901

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