Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Global History of PaleopathologyPioneers and Prospects$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jane Buikstra and Charlotte Roberts

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195389807

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 13 December 2018

Don Brothwell (1933–)

Don Brothwell (1933–)

Chapter:
(p.22) 3 Don Brothwell (1933–)
Source:
The Global History of Paleopathology
Author(s):

Keith Dobney

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0003

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Don Brothwell. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to bioarchaeology (osteology and paleopathology). Brothwell was perhaps one of the most influential and productive scholars in the field of bioarchaeology. In fact, his research interests and expertise transcend these fields and, as such, it would be fair to say that he represents a true polymath—a pioneer who was one of the first to truly see and apply the potential of combining a plethora of scientific approaches to the discipline of archaeology.

Keywords:   bioarchaeology, osteology, paleopathology, history, biography

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .