32.1 - In Sickness and In Health

July 2017
Theme Editors: Eóin W. Parkinson and Lynette Talbot


Introduction: interdisciplinary approaches to the study of disease and deformity in past populations
Eóin W. Parkinson and Lynette Talbot

'Your mouth speaks, your feet walk': representations of physical abnormalities and perceptions of the human body in ancient Egyptian funerary iconography
Joanne-Marie Robinson

Interpretation of a probable case of Poliomyelitis in the Romano-British social context
L. Castells-Navarro, W. Southwell-Wright, K. Manchester and J. Buckberry

"In the resurrection, no weakness will remain": perceptions of disability in Christian Anglo-Saxon England
Emma Brownlee

"Dead to the world, but alive unto God": Bodily corruption, visual culture and social perceptions of Leprosy in Medieval Europe
Eóin W. Parkinson

Ethnography, death and disease: Moving towards a more holistic practice
Sarah-Louise Decrausaz

Commentary: interdisciplinary approaches to the study of disease and deformity in past populations
Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Book Reviews

Edited by J. Eva Meharry

Elements of Architecture. Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Spaces
Edited by Mikkel Bille and Tim Flohr Sørensen
Reviewed by Emily Banfield

The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus
By Adam T. Smith
Reviewed by Thomas J. Hardy

The Lives of Prehistoric Monuments in Iron Age, Roman, and Medieval Europe
Edited by Marta Díaz-Guardamino, Leonardo García Sanjuán and David Wheatley
Reviewed by Philip J. Hughes

Diseños geométricos en los mosaicos del Conventus Astigitanus
By Sebastián Vargas Vázquez
Reviewed by Rubén Montoya González

The Future of Heritage as Climates Change: Loss, Adaptation and Creativity
Edited By David C. Harvey and Jim Perry
Reviewed by Rebecca Haboucha

Artefacts of History: Archaeology, Historiography and Indian Pasts
By Sudesha Guha
Reviewed by Akshyeta Suryanarayan

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