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Mummies, disease & ancient cultures, edited by Aidan Cockburn, Eve Cockburn, and Theodore A. Reyman

Label
Mummies, disease & ancient cultures
Title
Mummies, disease & ancient cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Aidan Cockburn, Eve Cockburn, and Theodore A. Reyman
Title variation
Mummies, Disease & Ancient Cultures
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
To look upon a mummy is to come face to face with our past. This book presents the story of mummification as a practice worldwide. Mummies have been found on every continent, some deliberately preserved as with the ancient Egyptians using a variety of complex techniques, others accidentally by dry baking heat, intense cold and ice, or by tanning in peat bogs. By examining these preserved humans, we can get profound insights into the lives, health, culture and deaths of individuals and populations long gone. The first edition of this book was acclaimed as a classic. This readable new edition builds on these foundations, investigating the fantastic new findings in South America, Europe and the Far East. It will be a 'must-have' volume for anyone working in paleopathology and a fascinating read for all those interested in anthropology, archaeology, and the history of medicine
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Dewey number
616/.00932
Index
index present
LC call number
GN293
LC item number
.M85 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cockburn, Aidan
  • Cockburn, Eve
  • Reyman, Theodore A.
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  • Mummies
  • Paleopathology
Label
Mummies, disease & ancient cultures, edited by Aidan Cockburn, Eve Cockburn, and Theodore A. Reyman
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mummies of ancient Egypt / William H. Peck -- Disease in ancient Egypt / A.T. Sandison and Edmund Tapp -- Dental health in ancient Egypt / James E. Harris, Paul V. Ponitz and Brian K. Ingalls -- A classic mummy: PUM II / Aidan Cockburn, Robin A. Barraco, William H. Peck and Theodore A. Reyman -- ROM I: mummification for the common people / Nicholas B. Millet, Gerald D. Hart, Theodore A. Reyman, Michael R. Zimmerman and Peter K. Lewin -- Egyptian mummification with evisceration per ano / Theodore A. Reyman and William H. Peck -- Mummies and mummification practices in the southern and southwestern United States / Mahmoud Y. El-Najjar, Thomas M.J. Mulinski and Karl J. Reinhard -- Aleutian and Alaskan mummies / Michael R. Zimmerman -- Mummies of Peru / James M. Vreeland, Jr. -- South American mummies: culture and disease / Bernardo T. Arriaza, Felipe Cárdenas-Arroyo, Ekkehard Kleiss and John W. Verano -- Bog bodies of Denmark and northwestern Europe / Christian Fischer -- Mummies from Italy, North Africa and the Canary Islands / Antonio Ascenzi, Paolo Bianco, Gino Fornaciari and Conrado Rodríguez Martín -- Mummification in Australia and Melanesia / Graeme L. Pretty and Angela Calder -- Mummies from Japan and China / Kiyohiko Sakurai, Tamotsu Ogata, Iwataro Morimoto, Peng Long-Xiang and Wu Zhong-Bi -- Bodies from cold regions / J.P. Hart Hansen -- New investigative techniques / Theodore A. Reyman, Henrik Nielsen, Ingolf Thuesen, Derek N.H. Notman, Karl J. Reinhard, Edmund Tapp and Tony Waldron
Control code
CR9781139878340
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139878340
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mummies, disease & ancient cultures, edited by Aidan Cockburn, Eve Cockburn, and Theodore A. Reyman
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mummies of ancient Egypt / William H. Peck -- Disease in ancient Egypt / A.T. Sandison and Edmund Tapp -- Dental health in ancient Egypt / James E. Harris, Paul V. Ponitz and Brian K. Ingalls -- A classic mummy: PUM II / Aidan Cockburn, Robin A. Barraco, William H. Peck and Theodore A. Reyman -- ROM I: mummification for the common people / Nicholas B. Millet, Gerald D. Hart, Theodore A. Reyman, Michael R. Zimmerman and Peter K. Lewin -- Egyptian mummification with evisceration per ano / Theodore A. Reyman and William H. Peck -- Mummies and mummification practices in the southern and southwestern United States / Mahmoud Y. El-Najjar, Thomas M.J. Mulinski and Karl J. Reinhard -- Aleutian and Alaskan mummies / Michael R. Zimmerman -- Mummies of Peru / James M. Vreeland, Jr. -- South American mummies: culture and disease / Bernardo T. Arriaza, Felipe Cárdenas-Arroyo, Ekkehard Kleiss and John W. Verano -- Bog bodies of Denmark and northwestern Europe / Christian Fischer -- Mummies from Italy, North Africa and the Canary Islands / Antonio Ascenzi, Paolo Bianco, Gino Fornaciari and Conrado Rodríguez Martín -- Mummification in Australia and Melanesia / Graeme L. Pretty and Angela Calder -- Mummies from Japan and China / Kiyohiko Sakurai, Tamotsu Ogata, Iwataro Morimoto, Peng Long-Xiang and Wu Zhong-Bi -- Bodies from cold regions / J.P. Hart Hansen -- New investigative techniques / Theodore A. Reyman, Henrik Nielsen, Ingolf Thuesen, Derek N.H. Notman, Karl J. Reinhard, Edmund Tapp and Tony Waldron
Control code
CR9781139878340
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139878340
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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