The Resource Ancient Health : Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification, (electronic resource)

Ancient Health : Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification, (electronic resource)

Label
Ancient Health : Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification
Title
Ancient Health
Title remainder
Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification
Title variation
  • Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past
  • Ancient Health
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Confirming earlier conclusions that human health declined after the adoption of farming and the rise of civilization, this book greatly enlarges the geographical range of paleopathological studies by including new work from both established and up-and-coming scholars
Member of
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Cohen, Mark N
Dewey number
930.1
Language note
English
LC call number
CC79 .H85 A63 2007
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Crane-Kramer, Gillian Margaret Mountford
Series statement
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, Regional, and Global
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  • Agriculture -- Origins
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Human skeleton -- Analysis
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Paleopathology
  • Prehistoric peoples -- Health and hygiene
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Human skeleton
  • Paleopathology
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Agriculture
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Demography
  • Paleontology
  • Connective Tissue
  • History
  • Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
  • Skeleton
  • Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
  • Investigative Techniques
  • Tissues
  • Epidemiologic Measurements
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Technology, Industry, Agriculture
  • Population Characteristics
  • Social Sciences
  • Physiological Phenomena
  • Humanities
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Anthropology, Physical
  • Anthropology
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Health Care
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Public Health
  • Anatomy
  • Environment and Public Health
  • Health Status
  • History, Ancient
  • Paleopathology
  • Agriculture
  • Bone and Bones
  • Diet
  • History & Archaeology
  • Archaeology
Label
Ancient Health : Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Table of Contents v; List of Figures ix; List of Tables xiii; Foreword xix; Preface xxi; List of Abbreviations xxiii; Introduction 1; 1 Maize and Mississippians in the American Midwest: Twenty Years Later 10; 2 Health and Lifestyle in Georgia and Florida: Agricultural Origins and Intensification in Regional Perspective 20; 3 A Brief Continental View from Windover 35; 4 Outer Coast Foragers and Inner Coast Farmersin Late Prehistoric North Carolina 52; 5 Health and the Transition to Horticulturein the South-Central United States 65
  • 6 From Early Village to Regional Center in Mesoamerica: An Investigation of Lifestyles and Health 807 Skeletal Biology of the Central Peruvian Coast: Consequences of Changing Population Density andProgressive Dependence on Maize Agriculture 92; 8 The Adoption of Agriculture among Northern Chile Populations in the Azapa Valley, 9000-1000 bp 113; 9 Population Plasticity in Southern Scandinavia: From Oysters and Fish to Gruel and Meat 130
  • 10 The Impact of Economic Intensification and Social Complexity on Human Health in Britain from 6000 bp (Neolithic) and the Introduction of Farming to the Mid-Nineteenth Century ad 14911 What Can Pathology Say about the Mesolithic and Late Neolithic/Chalcolithic Communities?: The Portuguese Case 164; 12 The Political Ecology of Health in Bahrain 176; 13 Skeletal and Dental Health and Subsistence Changein the United Arab Emirates; 14 Ancestors and Inheritors: A Bioanthropological Perspective on the Transition to Agropastoralism in the Southern Levant 207
  • 15 The Health of Foragers: People of the Later Stone Age, Southern Africa 22316 Climate, Subsistence, and Health in Prehistoric India: The Biological Impact of a Short-Term Subsistence Shift 237; 17 Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Early Mongolian Nomads 250; 18 Diet and Health in the Neolithic of the Weiand Middle Yellow River Basins, Northern China 255; 19 Prehistoric Dietary Transitionsin Tropical Southeast Asia: Stable Isotope and Dental Caries Evidence from Two Sites in Malaysia 273; 20 Population Health from the Bronze to the Iron Agein the Mun River Valley, Northeastern Thailand 286
  • 21 Biological Consequences of Sedentism: Agricultural Intensification in Northeastern Thailand 30022 Editors' Summation 320; Appendix 345; Bibliography 349; List of Contributors 411; Index 417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813037776
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000037023
  • (EBL)726888
  • (OCoLC)735602506
  • (SSID)ssj0000520888
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12186534
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000520888
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517764
  • (PQKB)11137973
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000037023
Label
Ancient Health : Skeletal Indicators of Agricultural and Economic Intensification, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Table of Contents v; List of Figures ix; List of Tables xiii; Foreword xix; Preface xxi; List of Abbreviations xxiii; Introduction 1; 1 Maize and Mississippians in the American Midwest: Twenty Years Later 10; 2 Health and Lifestyle in Georgia and Florida: Agricultural Origins and Intensification in Regional Perspective 20; 3 A Brief Continental View from Windover 35; 4 Outer Coast Foragers and Inner Coast Farmersin Late Prehistoric North Carolina 52; 5 Health and the Transition to Horticulturein the South-Central United States 65
  • 6 From Early Village to Regional Center in Mesoamerica: An Investigation of Lifestyles and Health 807 Skeletal Biology of the Central Peruvian Coast: Consequences of Changing Population Density andProgressive Dependence on Maize Agriculture 92; 8 The Adoption of Agriculture among Northern Chile Populations in the Azapa Valley, 9000-1000 bp 113; 9 Population Plasticity in Southern Scandinavia: From Oysters and Fish to Gruel and Meat 130
  • 10 The Impact of Economic Intensification and Social Complexity on Human Health in Britain from 6000 bp (Neolithic) and the Introduction of Farming to the Mid-Nineteenth Century ad 14911 What Can Pathology Say about the Mesolithic and Late Neolithic/Chalcolithic Communities?: The Portuguese Case 164; 12 The Political Ecology of Health in Bahrain 176; 13 Skeletal and Dental Health and Subsistence Changein the United Arab Emirates; 14 Ancestors and Inheritors: A Bioanthropological Perspective on the Transition to Agropastoralism in the Southern Levant 207
  • 15 The Health of Foragers: People of the Later Stone Age, Southern Africa 22316 Climate, Subsistence, and Health in Prehistoric India: The Biological Impact of a Short-Term Subsistence Shift 237; 17 Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Early Mongolian Nomads 250; 18 Diet and Health in the Neolithic of the Weiand Middle Yellow River Basins, Northern China 255; 19 Prehistoric Dietary Transitionsin Tropical Southeast Asia: Stable Isotope and Dental Caries Evidence from Two Sites in Malaysia 273; 20 Population Health from the Bronze to the Iron Agein the Mun River Valley, Northeastern Thailand 286
  • 21 Biological Consequences of Sedentism: Agricultural Intensification in Northeastern Thailand 30022 Editors' Summation 320; Appendix 345; Bibliography 349; List of Contributors 411; Index 417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813037776
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000037023
  • (EBL)726888
  • (OCoLC)735602506
  • (SSID)ssj0000520888
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12186534
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000520888
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517764
  • (PQKB)11137973
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000037023

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