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Biogeochemical Approaches to Paleodietary Analysis / Edition 1

Biogeochemical Approaches to Paleodietary Analysis / Edition 1

by Stanley H. Ambrose, M. Anne Katzenberg
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ISBN-13: 9781441933454
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/06/2010
Series: Advances in Archaeological and Museum Science , #5
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. Bone Chemistry, Food and History: A Case Study from 19th Century Upper Canada; M.A. Katzenberg, et al. 2. Diet and Animal Husbandry of the Preclassic Maya at Cuello, Belize: Isotopic and Zooarchaeological Evidence; N.J. van der Merwe, et al. 3. An overview of Causes for Stable Isotopic Variations in Past European Human Populations: Environmental, Ecophysiological, and Cultural Effects; G.J. van Klinken, et al. 4. Preservation of Isotopic Signals (13C, 15N) in Pleistocene Mammals; H. Bocherens. 5. Preservation of Biogenic Carbon Isotopic Signals in Plio-Pleistocene Bone and Tooth Mineral; J.A. Lee-Thorp. 6. Tooth Oxygen Isotope Ratios As Paleoclimate Monitors In Arid Ecosystems; M.J. Schoeninger, et al. 7. Quantifying Histological and Chemical Preservation in Archaeological Bone; S. Pfeiffer, T.L. Varney. 8. The Use and Abuse of Trace Elements for Paleodietary Research; J.H. Burton, T.D. Price. 9. Modeling Protein Diagenesis in Ancient Bone: Towards a Validation of Stable Isotope Data; G. Grupe, et al. 10. Some Biochemical Aspects of Carbon Isotopic Paleodiet Studies; H.P. Schwarcz. 11. 'Consider a Spherical Cow...' - on Modeling and Diet; R.E.M. Hedges, G.J. van Klinken. 12. Controlled Diet and Climate Experiments on Nitrogen Isotope Ratios of Rats; S.H. Ambrose. About the Editors. Index.

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