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Book Review - Photographic atlas of bioarchaeology from the osteological collection of the Croatian academy of sciences and arts by Mario Šlaus, Mario Novak, Vlasta Vyroubal, Željka Bedić, Hrvoje Brkić, Marin Vodanović

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International Association for Paleodontology; [email protected]
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Disciplines
  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

B O O K R E V I E W Bull Int Assoc Paleodont. Volume 7, Number 2, 2013 www.paleodontology.com 177 Book review – Photographic Atlas of Bioarchaeology from the Osteological Collection of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Title: Photographic Atlas of Bioarchaeology from the Osteological Collection of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Authors: Mario Šlaus, Mario Novak, Vlasta Vyroubal, Željka Bedić, Hrvoje Brkić, Marin Vodanović Edition: 1st Publisher: School of Dental Medicine University of Zagreb and Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Date of publishing: 2013 Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 163 List Price: free available as e-book at: http://issuu.com/mslaus/docs/131128_atlas_of_bioarchaeology ISBN-13: 978-953-7781-01-9 The book Photographic Atlas of Bioarchaeology from the Osteological Collection of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts written by a group of authors (Mario Šlaus, Mario Novak, Vlasta Vyroubal, Željka Bedić, Hrvoje Brkić, and Marin Vodanović) presents an overview of pathological conditions recorded in skeletal and dental material recovered from various Croatian archaeological sites. The book has 161 pages divided into 14 chapters. The book is illustrated with 109 high resolution photographs. Each chapter deals with a different aspect of bioarchaeological research including archaeological excavations, taphonomy, pathological changes in the skeleton, etc. B O O K R E V I E W Bull Int Assoc Paleodont. Volume 7, Number 2, 2013 www.paleodontology.com 178 Archaeological research and excavation, as well as preparations needed for the ant hropological analysis are presented in the first two chapters. Particularly interes

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