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Growth and Development

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

in Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents our studies of growth and development in Nubian infants and children. The study of growth in the Wadi Halfa children was one of the first of its kind, and it helped to establish ... More


Poverty and Pestilence beyond the Big House

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Those working in the fields—European indentured servants, women and children, African and Indian slaves—had increased health risks due to their working environment. As adults, they faced malnutrition ... More


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