Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains (Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique)

Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains (Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique)

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

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Bioarchaeology is the analysis of human remains within an interpretative framework, including a wide range of contextual information. This comprehensive and much-needed manual provides both a starting point and a reference for archaeologists working in this integrative field.

The authors cover a range of bioarchaeological methods and theory including:

. Ethical issues involved in dealing with human remains, specifically related to NAGPRA

. Field and taphonomic clues

. Lab and Forensic techniques

. Best practices methods for Excavation techniques

. Special applications of Bioarchaeology

. Theoretical frameworks of Bioarchaeology

With case studies from over twenty years each of 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.

Title: Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains (Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique)

Author: Martin, Debra L.; Harrod, Ryan P.; Pérez, Ventura R.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Springer: 2013-03-16

ISBN/UPC Number: 1461463777

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9781461463771

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: new

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 9781461463771

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