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Dietary Histories: Tracing Food Consumption Practices from Childhood through Adulthood Using Stable Isotope Analysis

Melanie J. Miller, Sabrina C. Agarwal, and Carl H. Langebaek

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/9780813056807.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 8 reviews some of the stable isotope analysis studies of human skeletal remains that have taken a life course approach to understand childhood dietary practices in relation to adult dietary ... More


Life and Death of a Mother and Child in Nineteenth-Century Ontario, Canada

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/9780813038070.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a young mother and infant pair from the Harvie Cemetery, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Stable isotope analysis of carbon and nitrogen along with ... More


Biographical Bodies: Flesh and Food at Çatalhöyük

Jessica Pearson and Lynn Meskell

in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The authors attempt a reconciliation of apparently disparate evidence types relating to the body at Çatalhöyük, Turkey (7400–6000 cal BC): palaeodietary reconstruction through stable carbon and ... More


Biocultural Influences of Total versus Exclusive Breastfeeding: Stable Isotope Evidence of European and Asian Trends for the Last 10,000 Years

Jessica Pearson

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/9780813056807.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 2, Pearson uses stable isotope data from Europe and Asia to construct breastfeeding and weaning trends of the past 10,000 years. Human breastfeeding is a complex process that is ... More


Connectivity and Conservation

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the relevance of avian migrant “connectivity” to conservation efforts. “Connectivity” refers to “the degree to which individuals of populations are geographically arranged ... More


Stable Carbon Isotope Evidence of Ancient Maize Cultivation on the Soils of Motul de San José

Elizabeth A. Webb and Henry P. Schwarcz

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The ancient Maya of Motul de San José were supported by the development of an agricultural system that produced maize in addition to other fruits and vegetables. Agricultural residues from the maize ... More


In Search of Markets and Fields: Soil Chemical Investigations at Motul de San José

Daniel A. Bair and Richard E. Terry

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

New methods in geochemical soil analyses have been applied to archaeology and have successfully been used to provide evidence on activity areas and agricultural use of the land. This chapter by ... More


Diet and nutrition

Jessica M. Rothman, Erin R. Vogel, and Scott A. Blumenthal

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Primate diets contain a diversity of foods, including fruits, leaves, invertebrates, seeds, gums, lichens, bark, roots, and in some cases other vertebrates. Assessing dietary properties is important ... More


The Coarse-Pounded Corn People

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 focuses on archaeological investigations along the Chickahominy River and a history of residential settlements, subsistence practices, and burial grounds during the Middle to Late Woodland ... More


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