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A Life Endured in Poverty: A Social Bioarchaeology of the “Deserving Poor”

Jonny Geber

in Victims of Ireland'S Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061177
eISBN:
9780813051475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061177.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Relatively little is known about the lives of the poor in Ireland during the nineteenth century. Bioarchaeological analysis of skeletal remains from the Kilkenny Union Workhouse mass burials indicate ... More


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Jonny Geber

in Victims of Ireland'S Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061177
eISBN:
9780813051475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061177.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The unique opportunity to explore the experience of the Great Irish Famine through a bioarchaeological analysis of the skeletal remains of its victims has provided insights not only into the how this ... More


Technologies of Forgetting, State Socialism, and Potential Memories

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 discusses state-enforced forgetting during socialism and its persistence after socialism’s collapse. Repeated cycles of purging and rehabilitation blurred the boundaries between victims and ... More


The World’s Oldest Tsunami Victim at the Gateway to the Pacific—and Beyond

James Goff and Walter Dudley

in Tsunami: The World's Greatest Waves

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197546123
eISBN:
9780197546154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546123.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

The 1998 Papua New Guinea tsunami was a significant puzzle for scientists who finally cracked the cause, but it also marks the most recent event of many that can be dated back to at least 6,000 years ... More


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