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Author Roberts, Charlotte A.

Title The bioarchaeology of tuberculosis : a global view on a reemerging disease / Charlotte A. Roberts and Jane E. Buikstra
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 343 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Reemerging infectious diseases -- Ch. 2. Tuberculosis -- Ch. 3. Tuberculosis in the old world -- Ch. 4. Tuberculosis in the new world -- Ch. 5. To cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always -- Ch. 6. The white plague continues
Summary ''With their evolutionary story of one of nature's most enduring and adaptable human pathogens, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, two eminent paleoepidemiologists lay to rest the misconception that our medical technology has and will continue to conquer infectious disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-331) and index
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Subject Paleopathology.
Tuberculosis -- Epidemiology.
Tuberculosis -- History.
Tuberculosis -- epidemiology.
Tuberculosis -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Buikstra, Jane E.
ISBN 0813031826 (electronic bk.)
9780813031828 (electronic bk.)