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Title Human biology and history / edited by Malcolm Smith
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 219 pages) : illustrations
Series Society for the study of human biology series ; 42
Society for the Study of Human Biology symposium series ; 42
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; Human biology and history: the scope and scale of interaction; Adaptation and the English demographic regime; British polygyny; Warfare and population structure; Isonymy analysis: the potential for application of quantitative analysis of surname distributions to problems in historical research; Calculating nutritional status in the past from historical sources; The achievements of anthropometric history; Palaeopathology as a tool for the study of survival of past populations
Summary A unique interlacing of human biology and history, this book brings a fresh perspective to the subject and will appeal to all students and professionals across all levels of biology, archaeology, anthropology and social history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject History -- Methodology.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Physical anthropology and history.
History -- Methodology.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Physical anthropology and history.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Physical.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, Malcolm T.
ISBN 0203217594