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A Childhood of Violence: A Bioarchaeological Comparison of Mass Death Assemblages from Ancient Peru

J. Marla Toyne

in Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

While the bioarchaeology of children has slowly become a vital part of archaeological method and practice, one unexplored area includes the violent death of children in ritual or combat. Patterns of ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Debra L. Martin and Ryan P. Harrod (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology provides a body of theory, method, and data to investigate the origins and evolution of social violence in human groups going back in time for thousands of years. Case studies from ... More


Biological Distance Analysis in Contexts of Ritual Violence

William N. Duncan

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/9780813041506.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The focus of this study by William N. Duncan is to use dental traits that represent biological relatedness to explore sacrifice and ritual violence using a collection of crania from the Post classic ... More


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