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Manufactured Bodies: The Impact of Industrialisation on London Health. Oxbow Books. By Gaynor Western and Jelena Bekvalac. Dec 2019.

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Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna in Female Historic Skeletal Populations: Age, Sex Hormones and the Impact of Industrialisation. In American Journal of Physical Anthropology (2017), vol. 162 (3), pp.501-515. By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance) and Jelena Bekvalac (CHB, Museum of London).

The Impact of Industrialization on London Health: In Radiology Open Journal, vol 1: Issue 3: 76-78. By Jelena Bekvalac (CHB, Museum of London) and Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance). 

The Remains of a Humanitarian Legacy: Bioarchaeological Reflections of the Anatomized Human Skeletal Assemblage from the Worcester Royal Infirmary. In Trends in Biological Anthropology 1. (2015) Oxbow Books. By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).

Archaeological Investigations at the site of the former Worcester Royal Infirmary: New Evidence for Dissection and Amputation from a Provincial Hospital. Transactions of the Worcester Archaeological Society (2016). By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).

Digital Radiography and the Historical Contextualisation of the 19th Century Modified Human Skeletal Remains from the Worcester Royal Infirmary, England. International Journal of Paleopathogy 10 (2015), 58-73. By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance) and Jelena Bekvalac (CHB, Museum of London).

‘Soft Heads’: Evidence for Sexualized Warfare during the Later Iron Age from Kemerton Camp, Bredon Hill. In Knüsel, C. and Smith, M. J. (eds). (2014)The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict.  Abingdon, Oxon. Pp. 161-184. By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance) and Derek Hurst (Worcestershire Archaeology).

A Star of the First Magnitude: Osteological and Historical Evidence for the Challenge of Provincial Medicine at the Worcester Royal Infirmary in the Nineteenth Century. In Mitchell, P. (ed), (2012) Anatomical Dissection in Enlightenment England and Beyond, Pp. 23-42. By Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance)

The Human and Animal Bones from Zones A and B. In Fenton-Thomas, C. (ed) A Place by the Sea: Excavations at Sewerby Cottage Farm, Bridlington. On-Site Archaeology Monograph No. 1, Pp. 271-277. By Tania Kausmally (Ossafreelance).

Morbidity in the Marshes: Using Spatial Epidemiology to Investigate Skeletal Evidence for Malaria in Anglo-Saxon England (AD410-1050). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147 (2): 301-311. By Rebecca Gowland (Durham University) and Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).

New Light on Kemerton Camp, Bredon Hill, Worcestershire. In Royal Archaeological Institute Newsletter, 43, April, Pp. 6-7. By Derek Hurst (Worcestershire Archaeology) and Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).

Archaeological Fieldwork at Worcester College of Technology (All Saints Building), Worcester. In Trans. Worcestershire Archaeol. Soc. 3rd series, 20: 261-276. By Simon Sworn, Elizabeth Pearson (Worcestershire Archaeology) and Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).

The Human Remains. In Grainger, I. and Phillpotts, C. (eds). The Cistercian Abbey of St. Mary Graces, East Smithfield, London. MoLAS Monograph Series, London. By Jelena Bekvalac (CHB Museum of London) and Tania Kausmally (Ossafreelance).

Book Review: Photographic Regional Atlas of Bone Disease: A guide to pathologic and normal variation in the human skeleton. Med Hist. 2007, July 1: 51 (3): 409-410. By Tania Kausmally (Ossafreelance).

The Animal Bones. Excavations at the Gardens, Sprotborough, South Yorkshire. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 79, Pp. 303-305. By Tania Kausmally (Ossafreelance).

A Late Iron Age Burial at Old Yew Hill Wood, Church Lench. In Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society, 3rd Series, 20: 1-9. By Simon Griffin, Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance) and Simon Woodiwiss.

Chelsea Lives: A Record in Bone. The Chelsea Society Report 2006. Pp. 34-49. By Jelena Bekvalac (CHB, Museum of London) and Tania Kausmally (Ossafreelance).

The People: Physical Anthropology. In St. Martin’s Uncovered: Investigations in the Churchyard of St. Martin’s-in-the-Bullring, Birmingham, 2001. By Megan Brickley, Helena Berry and Gaynor Western (Ossafreelance).


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