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Epilogue: Some Consequences

Ann Thomson

in Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236190
eISBN:
9780191717161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236190.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

The final chapter gives an overview of the varieties of 18th‐century materialism, in particular Diderot's mature speculations in the Rêve de D'Alembert, the works of d'Holbach and Helvétius, and ... More


Rudolf Virchow and the Anthropological Orientation of Prehistory

Brent Maner

in Germany's Ancient Pasts: Archaeology and Historical Interpretation since 1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226592916
eISBN:
9780226593104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593104.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

New discoveries in geology and archaeology during the 1850s and 1860s exploded both the chronological sweep and the geographical scope of earlier antiquarian practices. The main effect of these ... More


Measuring Bodies and Identifying Racial Types: Physical Anthropology, c. 1860–1880

Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens

in Normality: A Critical Genealogy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483863
eISBN:
9780226484198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484198.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

One of the key purposes of the Société d’Anthropologie de Paris, established in 1859, was to build a science of hereditary normality. The favoured procedure was to constitute statistically ordered ... More


Key Concepts in Identity Studies

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter sets the theoretical tone of the book and serves as a review of previous studies of social-identities research in anthropology and the broader social sciences. It makes specific linkages ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Identity

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter introduces the broader context of bioarchaeological research within anthropology, as well as the typical types of research linked to social-identities studies in the study of the past. ... More


History of Human Paleopathology in Canada

Jerome S. Cybulski

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0034
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of human paleopathology in Canada, which is closely associated with the history of physical anthropology in the country. This history can be traced to the late ... More


How Do Abject Bodies Respond?: Ethnographies of a Dispersed Empire

Chul Kim

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Imperial arts and sciences primitivized colonized subjects, making their abject bodies public and visible through the gaze, probing, and dissection of cameras, measuring devices, and surgical ... More


Conducting Paleopathology in Mexico: Past, Present, and Future Agendas

Vera Tiesler and María Teresa Jaén

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0038
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Mexico. It attempts to trace the chronological flow of scholarly contributions, innovations, and trends in Mexican paleopathology by broadly ... More


John Lawrence Angel (1915–1986)

Jane E. Buikstra and Eleanna Prevedorou

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of John Lawrence Angel. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Angel was the founder of contemporary physical ... More


From Morphometrics to Holistics: the Emergence of Paleopathology in China

Ekaterina A. Pechenkina

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0041
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the intellectual traditions of physical anthropology and skeletal biology that provide the foundations for current research in China on ancient health. It also reconstructs how ... More


Human Physiological Development and Economic Growth

Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Holger Strulik

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter elaborates on the microeconomics of the income–health nexus and incorporates fertility decisions. It examines the trade-off between the number of offspring and the health investments in ... More


Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Kelly J. Knudson and Christopher M. Stojanowski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book represents an important shift in the interpretation of skeletal remains in the Americas. Until recently, bioarchaeology has focused on interpreting and analyzing populations. The chapters ... More


Lucile E. St. Hoyme (1924–2001)

David R. Hunt

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0030
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Lucile E. St. Hoyme. This is followed by a discussion of her contributions to paleopathology. St. Hoyme's contributions in physical anthropology were ... More


Jane Goodall: She Dreamed of Tarzan

Dale Peterson

in Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226569871
eISBN:
9780226570075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570075.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the extraordinary career of primatologist Jane Goodall, who was the first person in history to conduct a successful study of wild chimpanzees. It argues that Goodall's famous ... More


Earnest Albert Hooton (1887–1954)

Eugene Giles

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0024
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Earnest Albert Hooton. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Hooton's influence in American physical anthropology is ... More


The History of Paleopathology in Mongolia

Naran Bazarsad

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0051
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Mongolia. It covers early work in physical anthropology, collaborations between Mongolia and other countries, and the intensification of ... More


Paleopathology in Russia

Alexandra Buzhilova

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0056
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Russia, which dates back to more than a century. It is almost wholly a history of paleopathologists who were at the same time medically related ... More


The Politics of Merovingian-Period Finds

Bonnie Effros

in Uncovering the Germanic Past: Merovingian Archaeology in France, 1830-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696710
eISBN:
9780191804885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696710.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the politics of archaeological finds in France during the Merovingian period. It begins with a discussion of archaeological particularism and regional identity in ... More


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