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Prehistoric stress in Australian Aborigines : a palaeopathological survey of a hunter-gatherer population

Webb, Stephen

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This palaeopathological study records the stress related disease patterns of the precontact Australian Aboriginal continental population. In the absence of any previous work of this sort in Australia, it is the beginning of a new avenue of investigation into Australia’s prehistory. Almost all Pleistocene and Recent Aboriginal skeletal remains held in museum collections around Australia were examined and all regions of the continent are represented Using both skeletal stress...[Show more]

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Date published: 1984-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116839

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