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Bodies of evidence : reconstructing history through skeletal analysis / edited by Anne L. Grauer.

By: Grauer, Anne L
Language: English Publisher: New York, Chichester : Wiley-Liss, 1995.Description: xiv, 247p. : ill., diagrs., maps, photos., tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 047104279X
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: 1. Issues and considerations. Politics, law, pragmatics and human burial excavations: an example from northern California / Lynne Goldstein; Descendant community partnering in the archaeological and bioanthropological investigation of African American skeletal polulations: two interrelated case studies from Philadelphia / Daniel G. Roberts and John P. McCarthy; Historic cemetery analysis: practical considerations / Douglas L. Ubelaker; Taphonomic processes in historic cemeteries / Stephen P. Nawrocki. 2. The assessment of demographic patterns. Can skeletal samples accurately represent the living population they come from?: the St. Thomas' cemetery site, Belleville, Ontario / Shelley R. Saunders, D. Ann Herring and Gerald Boyce; A piece of Chicago's past: exploring subadult mortality in the Dunning Poorhouse cemetery / Anne L. Grauer and Elizabeth M. McNamara; Bones in the basement: bioarchaeology of historic remains in nonmortuary contexts / Judith M. Harrington and Robert L. Blakely; An assessment of health and mortality of 19th century Rochester, New York, using historic records abd the Highland Park skeletal collection / Roseanne L. Higgins and Joyce E. Sirianni. 3. Reconstructing patterns of health and disease. Cross homestead: life and death on the Midwestern frontier / Clark Spencer Larsen ... [et al.]; Health and hard times: a case study from the middle to late 19th century in eastern Texas / Frank Winchell, Jerome C. Rose and Randall W. Moir; A glimpse of early 19th century Cincinnati as viewed from Potter's Field / Elizabeth A. Murray and Anthony J. Perzigian; Dental pathologies among inmates of the Monroe County poorhouse / Richard C. Sutter; Bone chemistry analysis and documentary archaeology: dietary patterns of enslaved African Americans in the South Carolina low country / Thomas A.J. Crist; Nitrogen isotope evidence for weaning age in a 19th century Canadian skeletal sample / M. Anne Katzenberg and Susan Pfeiffer.