ISBN-10:
1493921193
ISBN-13:
9781493921195
Pub. Date:
09/16/2014
Publisher:
Springer New York
Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains

Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains

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ISBN-13: 9781493921195
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/16/2014
Series: Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Debra L. Martin is the Lincy Professor of Anthropologyat the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Shedirects a graduate program in bioarchaeology.

Ryan Harrod is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and an instructor at College of Southern Nevada.

Ventura R. Pèrez is assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Table of Contents

History and Current State of Bioarchaeology.- Ethics and Research that Matters.- What Integration Means.- Taphonomic Signatures.- Burial Pratices and Mortuary Ritual.- Excavation Techniques.- Demography and Disease.- Reconstruction of Diet and Nutrition.- Reconstucting Ancestry, Migration, and Relatedness.- Osteobiography.- Sex, Organization, and Stratification.- Trauma and Violence.- Body Modifications and Ornamentation.- Behavior, Ritual, and Patterned Complexity.- Process and Population.

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