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Bioarchaeology : an integrated approach to working with human remains

By: Harrod, Ryan P. Martin, Debra L. Perez, Ventura R.

Part of the Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique series
1461463777 / 9781461463771
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24 cm 350 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Bioarchaeology is the analysis of human remains within an interpretative framework that includes contextual information.

This comprehensive and much-needed manual provides both a starting point and a reference for archaeologists, bioarchaeologists and others working in this integrative field.

The authors cover a range of bioarchaeological methods and theory including:Ethical issues involved in dealing with human remainsTheoretical approaches in bioarchaeologyTechniques in taphonomy and bone analysisLab and forensic techniques for skeletal analysisBest practices for excavation techniquesSpecial applications in bioarchaeologyWith case studies from bioarchaeological research, the authors integrate theoretical and methodological discussion with a wide range of field studies from different geographic areas, time periods, and data types, to demonstrate the full scope of this important field of study.


HD Archaeology, JHM Anthropology, PS Biology, life sciences

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