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Author Bartosiewicz, L., author.

Title Shuffling nags, lame ducks : the archaeology of animal disease / László Bartosiewicz ; with a contribution on avian palaeopathology by Erika Gál.

Published Oxford : Oxbow Books, [2013]
©2013.

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Physical description viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-288) and indexes.
Contents 1 Foreword 1 -- 2 Introduction 4 -- 3 Basic concepts 7 -- 4 History of studying pathological animal remains 13 -- 5 Differences between human and animal paleopathology 19 -- 5.1 Divergent research traditions 19 -- 5.2 Differences in objectives 21 -- 5.3 Differences between selection pressures on human and animal populations 22 -- 5.4 Specifics of skeletal morphology and function 24 -- 5.5 Differences in archaeological deposition 26 -- 5.6 Fragmentation, fossil diagenesis and bone preservation 28 -- 5.7 Pseudopathologies 29 -- 6 Methodology 32 -- 6.1 Reference collections and sampling 33 -- 6.2 Review of the literature 36 -- 6.3 Classification of pathological phenomena in archaeozoology 37 -- 6.4 Techniques 40 -- 7 Growth, development and aging 42 -- 7.1 Age, animal exploitation and morbidity 43 -- 7.2 Age, bone preservation and diagnosis 44 -- 8 Traumatic lesions 46 -- 8.1 Bone fractures 46 -- 8.2 Skeletal trauma and conflict 64 -- 9 Inflammatory diseases and bone 91 -- 9.1 Non-specific infection 93 -- 9.2 General infection 97 -- 9.3 Bone specific infection 103 -- 10 Arthropathies 105 -- 10.1 Main types of articulations 107 -- 10.2 Osteological symptoms of joint disease 108 -- 10.3 Anatomical distribution of arthropathies 112 -- 11 Pathological lesions in working animals 130 -- 11.1 Symptoms in the axial skeleton 131 -- 11.2 Symptoms in the appendicular skeleton 143 -- 11.3 Mapping the anatomical distribution of pathological lesions in cattle 150 -- 12 Diseases connected to the environment 155 -- 12.1 Nutrition 155 -- 12.2 Bone deformations caused by parasites 165 -- 12.3 Environmental stress and incremental structures 168 -- 13 Dental anomalies and oral pathology 171 -- 13.1 Caries 172 -- 13.2 Irregularities of tooth wear 173 -- 13.3 Parodontal disease 176 -- 14 Inherited disorders 183 -- 14.1 Skull 185 -- 14.2 Postcranial anomalies 198 -- 15 Neoplastic and tumorous bones 209 -- 15.1 Benign and malignant tumours 211 -- 15.2 Aetiology of tumours 214 -- 16 Pathological changes in bird bones (Erica Gál) 217 -- 16.1 Fractures 219 -- 16.2 Trauma resulting in the thickening of bone 222 -- 16.3 Intraspecific conflict 223 -- 16.4 Amputation 224 -- 16.5 Infections 225 -- 16.6 Osteopetrosis 228 -- 16.7 Rickets 229 -- 16.8 Spondylolisthesis 230 -- 16.9 Bone necrosis 231 -- 16.10 Arthropathy 232 -- 16.11 Inherited disorders 232 -- 16.12 Discussion 236 -- 17 Pathological lesions in fish remains 239 -- 18 Concluding remarks 244.
Other author Gál, Erika.
Subject Animal remains (Archaeology)
Animals -- Diseases.
ISBN 9781782971894
1782971890