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  • Bioarchaeology of the American Southeast: Approaches to Bridging Health and Identity in the Past
  • Edited by Shannon Chappell Hodge and Kristrina A. Shuler
  • 2018
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  • Published by: The University of Alabama Press
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A timely update on the state of bioarchaeological research, offering contributions to the archaeology, prehistory, and history of the southeastern United States.
 
Building on the 1991 publication What Mean These Bones? Studies in Southeastern Bioarchaeology, this new edited collection from Shannon Chappell Hodge and Kristrina A. Shuler marks steady advances over the past three decades in the theory, methodology, and purpose of bioarchaeology in the southeastern United States and across the discipline. With a geographic scope that ranges from Louisiana to South Carolina and a temporal span from early prehistory through the nineteenth century, the coverage aims to be holistic.
 
Bioarchaeology of the American Southeast: Approaches to Bridging Health and Identity in the Past is organized into two main parts. The first, “Context and Culture History in Bioarchaeology,” focuses on the fundamentals of archaeology—figuring out who lived at an archaeological site, when they lived there, what they did, and how they lived their lives.
 
This builds the framework that allows archaeologists to answer deeper questions, such as the ones addressed in the second part, “Social Identities in Bioarchaeology.” Here contributors explore questions of identity, ethnicity, gender and the status of women, social status, class, power and exploitation, migration, and conflict. These chapters implement and contribute to anthropological theory and showcase improved methods, such as innovative statistical analyses, and incorporate newer technology, including a DNA and geographic information system applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. vii-xii
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  1. Foreword
  2. Mary Lucas Powell
  3. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Preface
  2. Shannon Chappell Hodge, Kristrina A. Shuler
  3. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xix-xx
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  1. Introduction
  2. Kristrina A. Shuler, Shannon Chappell Hodge
  3. pp. 1-14
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  1. Part I - Context and Culture History in Bioarchaeology
  1. 1. Biodistance among Four Louisiana Archaeological Sites from the Woodland Period
  2. Steven N. Byers, Rebecca Saunders
  3. pp. 17-35
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  1. 2. Health in Transition: An Assessment of Nonspecific Pathologies during the Coles Creek Period in the Southern Lower Mississippi Valley
  2. Ginesse A. Listi
  3. pp. 36-53
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  1. 3. Regional Differences in Caries by Sex and Social Status in Late Prehistoric East Tennessee
  2. Tracy K. Betsinger, Maria Ostendorf Smith
  3. pp. 54-68
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  1. 4. The End of Prehistory in the Land of Coosa: Oral Health in a Late Mississippian Village
  2. Mark C. Griffin
  3. pp. 69-92
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  1. Part II - Social Identities in Bioarchaeology
  1. 5. Nonlethal Scalping in the Archaic: Violence, Trophy Taking, and Social Change
  2. Shannon Chappell Hodge
  3. pp. 95-114
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  1. 6. Warriors, Identity, and Gender: Status and Health at the King Site
  2. Matthew A. Williamson
  3. pp. 115-126
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  1. 7. Intentional Cranial Shaping: A View from Lake Cormorant and Irby Sites, De Soto County, Mississippi
  2. Della Collins Cook
  3. pp. 127-144
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  1. 8. Voyageurs in a New World: A French Colonial Cemetery in Nouveau Biloxi
  2. J. Lynn Funkhouser, Barbara Thedy Hester
  3. pp. 145-164
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  1. 9. A Tale of Two Cemeteries: Bioarchaeology and Cultural Resources Management at the Citadel
  2. Kristrina A. Shuler, Emily Jateff, Eric C. Poplin, Ralph Bailey Jr., Eric Sipes, Charles F. Philips Jr.
  3. pp. 165-196
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  1. 10. Skeletal Remains from the School of Anatomy, DeSaussure College, University of South Carolina
  2. William D. Stevens, Carlina de la Cova, Christopher Judge, Christopher Young
  3. pp. 197-224
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  1. References Cited
  2. pp. 225-294
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 295-298
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 299-302
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780817391942
Related ISBN(s)
9780817319915
MARC Record
OCLC
1051770899
Pages
328
Launched on MUSE
2018-09-22
Language
English
Open Access
No

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