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Author Cohen, Mark Nathan.

Title Health and the rise of civilization / Mark Nathan Cohen
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [1989]


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Description x, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Contents images of the "primitive" and the "civilized" -- behavior and health -- the evolution of human society -- the history of infectious disease -- changes in the human diet -- health among contemporary hunter-gatherers -- the evidence of prehistoric skeletons
Analysis Humans Diseases Epidemiology History
Humans Diseases Epidemiology History
Man Health Social aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-270)
Subject Civilization.
Health -- History.
Social medicine.
Communicable Diseases -- history.
Food Supply -- history.
Health Status.
Sociology, Medical.
LC no. 89005405
ISBN 0300040067 (alk. paper)