Reading through Spring



It’s been a busy winter and spring but I did manage to get some reading done.


Donald McNeill. Zika: The Emerging Epidemic., 2016 microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)

Bruce Campbell. The Great Transition: Climate, Disease, and Society in the Late Medieval World Oxford University Press, 2016. microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1) (results of roundtable coming soon)

Jessica Wapner The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level, 2013. microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)

Holy Tucker, City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris, WW Norton & Company. 2016 microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)

Anthony Martin, The Evolution Underground – Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath our Feet. Pegasus, 2017 microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1) (Not as much on small mammals as I would have liked)

Susanne Hakenbeck, Local, regional and ethnic identities in early medieval cemeteries in Bavaria All’Insegna del Giglio, 2011.  microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)

Janine Fries-Knoblach and Heiko Steuer, Eds. The Baiuvarii and Thuringi: An Ethnographic Perspective. Boydell Press, 2014 microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)microscope23 (1)



Lynteris, C. (2017). A ‘Suitable Soil‘: Plague’s Urban Breeding Grounds at the Dawn of the Third Pandemic. Medical History, 61(03), 343–357.

Trixl, S., Steidl, B., & Peters, J. (2017). Archaeology and Zooarchaeology of the Late Iron Age-Roman Transition in the Province of Raetia (100 bc–100 ad). European Journal of Archaeology, 63, 1–20.

Malek, M. A., Bitam, I., Levasseur, A., Terras, J., Gaudart, J., Azza, S., et al. (2016). Yersinia pestis halotolerance illuminates plague reservoirs. Scientific Reports, 7, 1–10.

O’Sullivan, N. J., Teasdale, M. D., Mattiangeli, V., Maixner, F., Pinhasi, R., Bradley, D. G., & Zink, A. (2016). A whole mitochondria analysis of the Tyrolean Iceman’s leather provides insights into the animal sources of Copper Age clothing. Scientific Reports, 6, 1–9.

Pini, R., Ravazzi, C., Raiteri, L., Guerreschi, A., Castellano, L., & Comolli, R. (2017). From pristine forests to high-altitude pastures: an ecological approach to prehistoric human impact on vegetation and landscapes in the western Italian Alps. Journal of Ecology, 32, 1659–18.

Robb, J. (2009). Towards a critical Otziography: inventing prehistoric bodies. In H. Lambert & M. McDonald (Eds.), Social Bodies (pp. 100–128). New York and Oxford: Social bodies.

Lugli, G. A., Milani, C., Mancabelli, L., Turroni, F., Ferrario, C., Duranti, S., et al. (2017). Ancient bacteria of the Ötzi’s microbiome: a genomic tale from the Copper Age. Microbiome, 5(1), 1–18.

Hinnebusch, B. J., Bland, D. M., Bosio, C. F., & Jarrett, C. O. (2017). Comparative Ability of Oropsylla montana and Xenopsylla cheopis Fleas to Transmit Yersinia pestis by Two Different Mechanisms. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11(1), e0005276–15.

Hamerow, H. (2017). The Circulation of Garnets in the North Sea Zone, ca. 400-700. In A. Hilgner, S. Greiff, & D. Quast (Eds.), GEMSTONES IN THE FIRST MILLENNIUM AD MINES, TRADE, WORKSHOPS AND SYMBOLISM (pp. 71–86).

Hakenbeck, S. S. (2011). Roman or Barbarian? Shifting identities in early medieval cemeteries in Bavaria. Post-Classical Archaeologies, (1), 37–66.

Hakenbeck, S. S., McManus, E., Geisler, H., Grupe, G., & O’Connell, T. (2010). Diet and mobility in Early Medieval Bavaria: a study of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 143(2), 235–249.

Statskiewicz, A. (2007). The early medieval cemetery at Aschheim-Bajuwarenring: A Merovingian population under the influence of pestilence? In Skeletal series and their socio-economic context (pp. 35–56).