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Children and childhood in bioarchaeology

Author: Patrick Beauchesne; Sabrina C Agarwal
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2018].
Series: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past: local, regional, and global perspectives
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A central theme of this volume is that future work on the lives of children in antiquity should be built on a strong foundation of biocultural research that draws from, and integrates more successfully, multiple sub-disciplines, including skeletal biology and physiology, archaeology, socio-cultural anthropology."--Source inconnue.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Beauchesne; Sabrina C Agarwal
ISBN: 9780813056807 0813056802
OCLC Number: 1050323432
Description: xviii, 392 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Excavating childhood from the skeletal record / Patrick Beauchesne and Sabrina C. Agarwal --
The biocultural study of childhood in the past --
The bioarchaeology of childhood: theoretical development in the field / Raelene M. Inglis and Si¿n E. Halcrow --
Biocultural influences of total versus exclusive breastfeeding: stable isotope evidence of European and Asian trends for the last 10,000 years / Jessica Pearson --
Biocultural and bioarchaeological approaches to infant and young child feeding in the past / Tina Moffat and Tracy Prowse --
Life, death, and burial of children on the north coast of Peru: an integrative and interpretive bioarchaeological perspective (650 b.c. --
A.D. 1750) / Haagen Klaus --
A childhood of violence: a bioarchaeological comparison of mass death assemblages from ancient Peru / J.M. Toyne --
Approaches to life history and the lifecourse in teeth and bone --
Human transitions: current perspectives on skeletal development / James H. Gosman, David A. Raichlen and Timothy M. Ryan --
Exploring linear enamel hypoplasia as an embodied product of childhood stress in late/final Jomon period foragers using incremental microstructures of enamel / Daniel H. Temple --
Dietary histories: tracing food consumption practices from childhood through adulthood using stable isotope analysis / Melanie J. Miller, Sabrina C. Agarwal and Carl H. Langebaek Rueda --
Children of the revolution: childhood health inequalities and the life course during industrialization of the 18th and 19th centuries in England / Rebecca Gowland and Sophie Newman --
Bioarchaeological analyses of children and childhood from the Kellis 2 Cemetery, Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt / Sandra Wheeler, Lana Williams and Tosha Dupras.
Series Title: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past: local, regional, and global perspectives
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Beauchesne and Sabrina C. Agarwal ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen.


As researchers become increasingly interested in studying the lives of children in antiquity, this volume argues for the importance of a collaborative biocultural approach. Contributors draw on  Read more...


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