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Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology offer unique perspectives on studies of mass violence and present opportunities to interpret human skeletal remains in a broader cultural context. Massacres ... More


Repatriation and the End of Scientific Freedom

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Weiss and Springer feel repatriation laws impede scientific research by limiting skeletal collections and by removing freedom of inquiry of skeletal remains.


Crafting the Body Beautiful: Performing Social Identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua

Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In agency-based archaeology, a theoretical trend fosters a great interest in how the human body serves as a venue for negotiating and expressing social identity. Archaeological evidence may thus be ... More


Life on the Edge of the Casma Polity

Melissa A. Vogel

in Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037967
eISBN:
9780813042176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037967.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes the results of research at the site of Cerro la Cruz and presents the most important interpretations derived from this data, answering several central questions regarding life ... More


The Politicization of the Dead: Violence as Performance, Politics as Usual

Ventura R. Pérez

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Research on violence needs to move beyond viewing violence simply as an abhorrent act and develop a means of understanding why violence is a constant in human societies. The intent of this chapter by ... More


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