Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southeast

Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southeast

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817310073
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Edition description: 1
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Patricia M. Lambert is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Utah State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxv
1.Introduction1
2.Ancient Diseases, Modern Perspectives: Treponematosis and Tuberculosis in the Age of Agriculture6
3.Warfare-Related Trauma in the Late Prehistory of Alabama35
4.Transitions at Moundville: A Question of Collapse63
5.Dental Health at Early Historic Fusihatchee Town: Biocultural Implications of Contact in Alabama78
6.Agricultural Melodies and Alternative Harmonies in Florida and Georgia96
7.Inferring Iron-Deficiency Anemia from Human Skeletal Remains: The Case of the Georgia Bight116
8.A Comparison of Degenerative Joint Disease between Upland and Coastal Prehistoric Agriculturalists from Georgia134
9.Dental Health and Late Woodland Subsistence in Coastal North Carolina148
10.Life on the Periphery: Health in Farming Communities of Interior North Carolina and Virginia168
11."Utmost Confusion" Reconsidered: Bioarchaeology and Secondary Burial in Late Prehistoric Interior Virginia195
References219
Contributors273
Index277

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