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By Patricia M. Lambert,Keith P. Jacobi,David C. Weaver,Debra L. Gold,Clark Spencer Larsen,Dale L. Hutchinson,Mary Lucas Powell,Mark R. Schurr,Lisa Sattenspiel,Marianne Reeves,Matthew A. Williamson,Leslie Sering,Margaret J. Schoeninger,Elizabeth I. Monahan,Ly

ISBN-10: 081731007X

ISBN-13: 9780817310073

Investigations of skeletal is still from key archaeological websites show new facts and provide insights on prehistoric lifestyles and future health in the

Southeast.

The shift from foraging to farming had very important future health effects for prehistoric peoples, yet diversifications in future health existed

within groups that had made this transition. This new assortment attracts at the wealthy bioarchaeological checklist of the Southeastern United States

to discover variability in health and wellbeing and behaviour in the age of agriculture. It deals new views on human edition to numerous geographic and

cultural landscapes around the complete Southeast, from Texas to Virginia, and offers new information from either vintage and little-known sites.

The members query the reliance on easy cause-and-effect relationships in human overall healthiness and behaviour by means of addressing such key bioarchaeological concerns as disorder historical past and epidemiology, nutritional composition and sufficiency, workload tension, styles of violence, mortuary practices, and organic effects of eu touch. additionally they increase our knowing of agriculture via exhibiting that makes use of of maize have been extra different than has been formerly supposed.

Representing the very best paintings being performed this day by means of actual anthropologists, this quantity presents new insights into human model for either archaeologists and osteologists. It attests to the heterogeneous personality of Southeastern societies throughout the past due prehistoric and early old sessions whereas successfully detailing the various components that experience formed biocultural evolution.

Contributors comprise: Patricia S. Bridges, Elizabeth Monaham Driscoll, Debra L. Gold, Dale L. Hutchinson, Keith P. Jacobi, Patricia M. Lambert, Clark Spencer Larsen, Lynette Norr, Mary Lucas Powell, Marianne Reeves, Lisa Sattenspiel, Margaret J. Schoeninger, Mark R. Schurr, Leslie E. Sering, David S. Weaver, and Matthew A. Williamson

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