Osteoarchaeology, Biological Anthropology

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  1. Trends in Biological Anthropology 2

    Trends in Biological Anthropology 2 [Paperback]

    Betina Jakob (Editor); Malin Holst (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706202
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Trends in Biological Anthropology
    Volume: 2
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The articles included in this volume were all presented at the 15th annual British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO) conference held at the University of York on the 13th and 15th of September 2013. Ten papers ar... .... Learn More
  2. Life and Death in Medieval Gaelic Ireland

    Life and Death in Medieval Gaelic Ireland [Hardback]

    Catriona McKenzie (Author); Eileen M. Murphy (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781846823305
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    In 2003, the skeletal remains of some 1,300 individuals – men, women and children – were uncovered from Ballyhanna, near Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal. Radiocarbon dating indicates that the cemetery was in use for a prol... .... Learn More
  3. The Viking Age

    The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces [Hardback]

    Caroline Arcini (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709388
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The majority of literature about the Viking period, based on artefacts or written sources, covers battles, kings, chiefs and mercenaries, long distance travel and colonisation, trade, and settlement. Less is said about the life of those that staye... .... Learn More
  4. Identified skeletal collections

    Identified skeletal collections [Paperback]

    Charlotte Yvette Henderson (Author); Francisca Alves Cardoso (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784918057
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Human skeletons are widely studied in archaeological, anthropological and forensic settings to learn about the deceased. Methods used to identify individuals in forensic contexts and to determine age and sex in archaeological settings are normally... .... Learn More
  5. The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains

    The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains [Paperback]

    Thomas W. Laqueur (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780691180939
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when he died his body should be tossed over the city walls for beasts to scavenge. Why should he or anyone else care what became of his corpse? In The Work of the Dead, acclaimed cultural historian Thomas L... .... Learn More
  6. Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain

    Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain: Implications Archéologiques et Anthropologiques [Paperback]

    Jennifer Kerner (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789088905438
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Human remains resulting from sophisticated mortuary treatments represent a preferred information source about the organization of societies and about the belief systems of ancient people. Thereby, on the archaeological field, secondary deposits, s... .... Learn More
  7. Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain

    Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain: Implications Archéologiques et Anthropologiques [Hardback]

    Jennifer Kerner (Author)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088905445
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Human remains resulting from sophisticated mortuary treatments represent a preferred information source about the organization of societies and about the belief systems of ancient people. Thereby, on the archaeological field, secondary deposits, s... .... Learn More
  8. A Taphonomic Approach to the Re-analysis of the Human Remains from the Neolithic Chamber Tomb of Quanterness, Orkney

    A Taphonomic Approach to the Re-analysis of the Human Remains from the Neolithic Chamber Tomb of Quanterness, Orkney [Paperback]

    Rebecca Crozier (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781407315713
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR BRITISH
    Volume: 365
    Megalithic tombs in Orkney have yielded some of the largest volumes of human remains in Neolithic Britain. However, discrete skeletons are lacking; the researcher is often presented with formidable volumes of disarticulated and comingled remains. ... .... Learn More
  9. Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

    Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past [Hardback]

    David Reich (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198821250
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    David Reich describes how the revolution in the ability to sequence ancient DNA has changed our understanding of the deep human past. This book tells the emerging story of our often surprising ancestry - the extraordinary ancient migrations and mi... .... Learn More
  10. The Outcast Dead

    The Outcast Dead: Historical and archaeological evidence for the effect of the New Poor Law on the health and diet of London’s post-medieval poor [Paperback]

    Brittney K. Shields Wilford (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781407316093
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR BRITISH
    Volume: 634
    Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this work presents an integration of osteological and historical evidence to examine the detrimental impact of the workhouse on inmates in nineteenth-century London and to assess whether the 1834 change to th... .... Learn More

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