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Title The bioarchaeology of individuals / edited by Ann L.W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages) : illustrations
Series Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past : local, regional, and global perspectives
Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Contents Osteobiography and bioarchaeology / Ann L.W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich -- Part 1. Ancestors and descendants -- the magician : an ancestral hopi leader / Jill E. Neitzel -- the axed man of Mosfell : skeletal evidence of a Viking age homicide, the icelandic Sagas, and Feud / Phillip L. Walker, Jesse Byock, Jacqueline T. Eng, Jon M. Erlandson, Per Holck, Henry Schwarcz, and Davide Zori -- Legendary Chamorro strength : skeletal embodiment and the boundaries of interpretation / Gary M. Heathcote, Vincent P. Diego, Hajime Ishida, and Vincent J. Sava -- Mortuary evidence for Maya political resistance and religious syncretism in colonial Belize / Gabriel D. Wrobel -- Part 2. Ancient travelers and "others" -- Social marginalization among the Chiribaya : the Curandero of Yaral, Southern Peru / Maria Cecilia Lozada, Kelly J. Knudson, Rex C. Haydon, and Jane E. Buikstra -- A Neolithic nomad from Dakhleh Oasis / Jennifer L. Thompson -- Lesley : a unique Bronze Age individual from Southeastern Arabia / Debra L. Martin and Daniel T. Potts -- The "African queen" : a Portuguese mystery / Mary Lucas Powell, Della Collins Cook, Maia M. Langley, Susan Dale Spencer, Jennifer Raff, and Frederika Kaestle -- Part 3. Craftsmen and artisans -- sew long? the osteobiography of a woman from medieval Polis, Cyprus / Brenda J. Baker, Claire E. Terhune, and Amy Papalexandrou -- A master artisan? tribute to the founder of a Teotihuacan apartment compound / Rebecca Storey and Randolph J. Widmer -- Vulcan : skilled village craftsman of Ban Chiang, Thailand / Michele Toomay Douglas and Michael Pietrusewsky -- Written in stone, written in bone : the osteobiography of a Bronze Age craftsman from Alalakh / Alexis T. Boutin -- Part 4. Farm and village -- Life and death of a mother and child in Nineteenth-Century Ontario, Canada / M. Anne Katzenberg and Shelley R. Saunders -- Thumbprints of a midwife : birth and infant death in an Ancient Pueblo community / Charles F. Merbs -- Reading a life : a Fourteenth-Century ancestral Puebloan Woman / Ann M. Palkovich -- From cradle to grave and beyond : a maya life and death / Pamela L. Geller
Summary Spanning more than 4000 years of human history and focusing on individuals who lived between 3200 BC and the 19th century, the essays in this book examine the daily lives of nomads, warriors, artisans, farmers, and healers by constructing profiles of the lives of specific individuals whose remains were excavated from archaeological sites
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human remains (Archaeology)
Persons -- History
Bones -- Social aspects -- History
Excavations (Archaeology)
Historic sites.
Social archaeology.
collective biographies.
historic towns.
historic sites.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Excavations (Archaeology)
Historic sites
Human remains (Archaeology)
Social archaeology
Menselijke resten.
Fysische antropologie.
Archeologische vindplaatsen.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Stodder, Ann Lucy Wiener
Palkovich, Ann M
Larsen, Clark Spencer.
LC no. 2012001109
ISBN 9780813042749