2008

Paleomicrobiology

Past Human Infections

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ISBN: 978-3-540-75854-9 (Print) 978-3-540-75855-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. The Techniques and Methods

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      Pages 1-20

      Great Plagues of the Past and Remaining Questions

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      Pages 23-48

      Identification and Interpretation of Historical Cemeteries Linked to Epidemics

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      Pages 49-54

      Archaeological Proof of an Abrupt Mortality Crisis: Simultaneous Deposit of Cadavers, Simultaneous Deaths?

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      Pages 55-68

      Molecular Detection of Past Pathogens

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      Pages 69-72

      Histologic Detection of Past Pathogens

  3. Ancient Microorganisms Bacteria

    1. Bacteria

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        Pages 75-97

        Palaeomicrobiology of Tuberculosis

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        Pages 99-123

        Past Leprae

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        Pages 125-144

        Archaeology of Human Pathogens: Palaeopathological Appraisal of Palaeoepidemiology

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        Pages 145-159

        Past Plague

      5. Book Chapter

        Pages 161-173

        Typhoid Fever Epidemic in Ancient Athens

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        Pages 175-196

        Dental Pulp as a Tool for the Retrospective Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

      Viruses

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        Pages 199-211

        History of Influenza Pandemics

      Parasites

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        Pages 215-222

        Human lice: Pediculus and Pthirus

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 223-226