"Well structured, clearly written, and extremely accurate from both a historical and scientific point of view." The Lancet (reviewing a previous edition)"
"A concise, informative, and very readable introduction to the field of paleopathology." Journal of the History of Medicine (reviewing a previous edition)"
"Details how skeletal discoveries at archaeological sites reveal much about illnesses in earlier eras and how they were treated. Dead men do tell tales." Anneli Rufus, East Bay Express.com, 25 January 2006"
"This is a fabulous book. It is stocked full of useful data, is well organized, and devoid of most of the pseudoscience that plagues this area of study. It covers the entire field in a practical, no-nonsense style. If you are interested in ancient disease, then this is the "bible," the finest text to date." Journal of the American Association of Forensic Dentists"