Cover: The Human Skeleton, from Harvard University PressCover: The Human Skeleton in E-DITION

The Human Skeleton

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details

E-DITION

$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674865853

Publication Date: 01/01/1985

343 pages

84 line illustrations, 62 halftones, 6 tables

World

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

  • Part I. The Nature of Bone
    • 1. Basic Concepts
    • 2. Bone Structure
    • 3. Collagen and Calcification
    • 4. Bone Growth
    • 5. Bone as a Material
    • 6. Joints and Lubrication
  • Part II. The Function of Bones
    • 7. The Axial Skeleton
    • 8. Breathing
    • 9. The Upper Limb
    • 10. Manipulation
    • 11. The Lower Limb
    • 12. Walking
    • 13. The Skull
    • 14. Chewing
  • Part III. Interpreting Bones
    • 15. Age, Sex, Race, and Stature
    • 16. Trauma and Disease
    • 17. Reconstruction
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Marking the 75th Anniversary of Independence from British Rule

August 14 and August 15 mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of independence from British rule for Pakistan and India, respectively. Inextricably linked to the birth of these two South Asian nations is the 1947 Partition of the subcontinent that tragically accompanied the end of British colonialism.