Bioarchaeology: The Contextual Analysis of Human Remains

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Jane E Buikstra, Lane A Beck
Routledge, 2017 M03 2 - 628 pages
The core subject matter of bioarchaeology is the lives of past peoples, interpreted anthropologically. Human remains, contextualized archaeologically and historically, form the unit of study. Integrative and frequently inter-disciplinary, bioarchaeology draws methods and theoretical perspectives from across the sciences and the humanities. Bioarchaeology: The Contextual Study of Human Remains focuses upon the contemporary practice of bioarchaeology in North American contexts, its accomplishments and challenges. Appendixes, a glossary and 150 page bibliography make the volume extremely useful for research and teaching.
 

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Contents

Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Section III
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15

Chapter 7
Section II
Chapter 8
Chapter 16
Glossary of Acronyms
Index

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