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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


Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Cristina I. Tica and Debra L. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands presents a series of cases addressing how living on or interacting with the frontier can affect health and socioeconomic status. The goal is to explore how ... More


Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Patrick Beauchesne and Sabrina C. Agarwal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In recent years, interest in the lives of children in antiquity has flourished, creating many exciting new research opportunities for bioarchaeologists. In this book, the exploration of children’s ... More


Introduction

Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 1 provides an overview for studying massacres from bioarchaeological and forensic anthropology perspectives. Various definitions of massacres and the difficulties of identifying one ... More


Rethinking Massacres: A Bioarchaeological and Forensic Investigation of Prehistoric Multiple Burials in the Tennessee River Valley

William E. de Vore, Keith P. Jacobi, and David H. Dye

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This research analyzes mass graves from the Middle Tennessee River Valley and highlights problems with how massacres are defined and identified in bioarchaeology. Definitions of mass graves and the ... More


Conclusion: What Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Reveal about Massacres

Ryan P. Harrod

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

The final chapter explores the theme of the volume and the contributions of the individual chapters to bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology. First, a review of the history of the meaning of the ... More


On Interdisciplinarity in Bioarchaeology

Cathy Willermet

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology began as an interdisciplinary enterprise, integrating biological anthropology and archaeology, and organized around central research problems, where researchers from different fields ... More


Understanding Late Classic Maya Mortuary Ritual in Caves: Dental Evidence of Health from Macro- and Microscopic Defects and Caries

Amy R. Michael, Gabriel D. Wrobel, and Jack Biggs

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina (eds)

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology frequently investigates dental health in burial populations to make inferences about mortuary variability within and between ancient groups. In this chapter, micro- and macroscopic ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is a compilation of osteobiographies: life histories of individuals whose remains were recovered from archaeological sites all over the world. The essays include contributions by some forty ... More


Osteobiography and Bioarchaeology

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The introductory chapter to the volume The Bioarchaeology of Individuals situates the work in the past several decades of methodological and theoretical development of the role of skeletal remains in ... More


Social Marginalization Among the Chiribaya: The Curandero of Yaral, Southern Peru

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a prehistoric curandero, or healer. Strangely attired, his legs bound, and possibly murdered, he was buried with a number of non-local items, suggesting he ... More


A Neolithic Nomad from Dakhleh Oasis

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a man who lived in predynastic Egypt, between 3200 B.C. and 2000 B.C.. One of only a few Neolithic skeletons representing the early Neolithic use of this ... More


Lesley: A Unique Bronze Age Individual from Southeastern Arabia

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a young woman who lived at around 2000 B.C. near what is now Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates. She died before her 20th year, after several years of a ... More


Introduction

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 1, written by Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina, introduces the volume and its interdisciplinary approach to bioarchaeology. The volume editors encouraged a problem-oriented, rather than ... More


Introduction: Bioarchaeology and the Study of Frontiers

Cristina I. Tica and Debra L. Martin

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Bioarchaeology is a powerful tool that brings invaluable empirical data on health and trauma, as well as interpretation to frontier and border studies. The studies included in the volume offer a view ... More


Across the River: Romanized “Barbarians” and Barbarized “Romans” on the Edge of the Empire (Third–Sixth Centuries CE)

Cristina I. Tica

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The author seeks to contribute to the field of frontier studies with bioarchaeological data, in the hopes of understanding how living in relative proximity, but under different sociopolitical ... More


Queering Prehistory on the Frontier: A Bioarchaeological Investigation of Gender in Mierzanowice Culture Communities of the Early Bronze Age

Mark P. Toussaint

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Mierzanowice Culture (MC) is the name given to an archaeological complex that existed from about 2400/2300–1600 BCE, in the Early Bronze Age of Central Europe. Mierzanowice Culture cemeteries ... More


Life on the Northern Frontier: Bioarchaeological Reconstructions of Eleventh-Century Households in North Iceland

Guðný Zoëga and Kimmarie Murphy

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the bioarchaeological evidence for biological stress in two eleventh-century cemetery populations from Northern Iceland. Iceland was initially settled in ninth century CE, and ... More


A Line in the Sand: Bioarchaeological Interpretations of Life along the Borders of the Great Basin and the American Southwest

Aaron R. Woods and Ryan P. Harrod

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter features a bioarchaeological examination of traumatic injuries and pathological conditions on human skeletal remains from the Fremont and Virgin Branch Puebloan cultures of the ... More


Mortuary Practices in the First Iron Age Romanian Frontier: The Commingled Assemblages of the Măgura Uroiului

Anna J. Osterholtz, Virginia Lucas, Claira Ralston, Andre Gonciar, and Angelica Bălos

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents the bioarchaeological and zooarchaeological analysis of the Iron Age remains Măgura Uroiului. A combined analysis of this assemblage using similar methodologies allows for a ... More


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