Paleopathology in Perspective

Author: Elizabeth Weiss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759124043
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Elizabeth Weiss introduces readers to how lifestyle changes—in complex interaction with biology, genes, and environment—affect health in this distinctive tour of human osteology, past and present.

Reading the Bones

Author: Elizabeth Weiss
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813054988
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In this textbook designed for upper level physical anthropology/forensic anthropology courses, Weiss explains the complex relationship between biology and activity. While activity markers sometimes show aspects of lifestyle, social change, and daily prehistoric life, this text will help future researchers to be more critical of their social reconstructions by using the same comparisons of biology versus environment that are found in social anthropology courses.

21st Century Anthropology A Reference Handbook

Author: H. James Birx
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266301
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Request a free 30-day online trial at www.sagepub.com/freetrial Via 100 entries or "mini-chapters," 21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of anthropology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. This two-volume set provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that serves their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but in a clear, accessible style, devoid of jargon, unnecessary detail or density. Key Features- Emphasizes key curricular topics, making it useful for students researching for term papers, preparing for GREs, or considering topics for a senior thesis, graduate degree, or career.- Comprehensive, providing full coverage of key subthemes and subfields within the discipline, such as applied anthropology, archaeology and paleontology, sociocultural anthropology, evolution, linguistics, physical and biological anthropology, primate studies, and more.- Offers uniform chapter structure so students can easily locate key information, within these sections: Introduction, Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, Bibliography & Suggestions for Further Reading, and Cross References.- Available in print or electronically at SAGE Reference Online, providing students with convenient, easy access to its contents.

Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective

Author: Ann McElroy
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ISBN:
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The third edition of this classic text in medical anthropology has been revised to reflect new developments in theory and research. In theory, it addresses new thinking about political ecology and critiques older theoretical approaches. AIDS is a prominent topic in this new edition, as are other timely issues such as disability, medical pluralism, and health care seeking behavior. The authors have also expanded the number of health profiles to include migrant worker health, famine in the Horn of Africa, and paleopathology in the southwestern United States.

Klinische Tests an Knochen Gelenken und Muskeln

Author: Klaus Buckup
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3131706554
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Der praktische Leitfaden für die schnelle, einfache und kostengünstige Diagnostik von Funktionsstörungen des Bewegungsapparates. - Alle relevanten klinischen Tests Schritt für Schritt in Text und Bild: Orientierungstests, Funktionstests, Belastungstests, Stabilitätstests, Tests zur Beurteilung von Haltungsstörungen, Venenthrombosen, arteriellen Durchblutungs- und zentralvenösen Störungen. - Orientierungshilfen in Form von Flussdiagrammen am Anfang der Kapitel zum Auffinden der geeigneten Tests für die Verdachtsdiagnosen. - Gewichtung und Bewertung aller Tests mit Ableitung der möglichen Diagnose(n). Neu in der 5. Auflage: 18 neue Tests, vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert

The human species

Author: John Relethford
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This general introduction to contemporary physical anthropology presents balanced coverage of the major components of the field: genetics and evolutionary theory, human variation, human evolution, and the biology, behavior, and evolution of primates.

Bioarchaeology

Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521658348
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Comprehensive reference to use of human bones and teeth in interpreting past lives.