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Anth 656: Advanced Paleopathology: Ancient Health

Sociology & Anthropology

aleopathology is the study of health and disease in past populations from an evolutionary and biocultural perspective. Students will study the natural history of infectious pathogens, their origins, their impact on human history; how health and disease were impacted by world events such as the rise of agriculture, urbanization, empire building, and globalization; and learn how to read archaeological skeletons to distinguish among infectious diseases, trauma patterns, human activity patterns, and debilitating diseases in order to reconstruct the lives of past populations.

3 Credits

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Anth 656

Subject Areas

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