New Deal Archaeology in Tennessee

Intellectual, Methodological, and Theoretical Contributions
Author: David H. Dye
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817319050
Category: History
Page: 268
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"New Deal Archaeology in Tennessee is a collection of essays that explore how contemporary archaeology was catalyzed and shaped by the archaeological revolution during the New Deal era"--

The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

Author: Christopher Knüsel,Martin Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134677979
Category: Social Science
Page: 706
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If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically biased and incomplete, human remains offer clear and unequivocal evidence of physical aggression reaching as far back as we have burials to examine. Warfare is often described as ‘senseless’ and as having no place in society. Consequently, its place in social relations and societal change remains obscure. The studies in The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict present an overview of the nature and development of human conflict from prehistory to recent times as evidenced by the remains of past people themselves in order to explore the social contexts in which such injuries were inflicted. A broadly chronological approach is taken from prehistory through to recent conflicts, however this book is not simply a catalogue of injuries illustrating weapon development or a narrative detailing ‘progress’ in warfare but rather provides a framework in which to explore both continuity and change based on a range of important themes which hold continuing relevance throughout human development.

Forensic Nursing

A Concise Manual
Author: Donna M. Garbacz Bader,L. Sue Gabriel
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420067316
Category: Law
Page: 461
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The forensic nurse has a powerful role in medical-legal investigations. Going beyond the nurse’s traditional role, forensic nurses are often at the forefront of evidence collection and preservation. They can maintain an evidentiary chain of custody, testify as an expert witness in a court of law, care for victims, assist victims’ families, and work with the community and law enforcement by providing educational programs. Forensic Nursing: A Concise Manual presents practical information directed at the range of activities that forensic nurses perform, offering guidelines for examining and correlating medical, psychological, ethical, and legal data specific to victims. The First Forensic Nursing Text to Offer a Full Range of Instructor’s Materials The book begins with an introduction to the fields of forensic nursing and forensic science. It discusses crime scene and death investigation, evidence collection, autopsies, legal issues, and ethics. It examines the nursing process as an organizational tool for identifying both the medical needs of the victim and the legal aspects of crime scene investigation. The authors pinpoint the role of the forensic nurse in an array of incident scenarios, including nursing home death, excited delirium syndrome, blunt and sharp force injuries, gunshot wounds, asphyxia, child abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. They also explore human trafficking and the forensic nurse’s role in mass disasters. Lastly, the book provides emergency room recommendations, discusses profiling and forensic anthropology, and offers guidance on working with grieving family members. Using a succinct outline format, the text is complemented by illustrative flowcharts and references in each chapter for further study. With contributions by notable forensic specialists, this volume shows the potential of this exciting new field and demonstrates how forensic nurses can make a difference in their communities and their profession.

Human Biologists in the Archives

Demography, Health, Nutrition and Genetics in Historical Populations
Author: D. Ann Herring,Alan C. Swedlund
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139435611
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 1984

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Many physical anthropologists study populations using data that come primarily from the historical record. For this volume's authors, the classic anthropological 'field' is not the glamour of an exotic locale, but the sometimes tedium of the dusty back rooms of libraries, archives and museum collections. This book tells of the way in which archival data inform anthropological questions about human biology and health. The authors present a diverse array of human biological evidence from a variety of sources including the archaeological record, medical collections, church records, contemporary health and growth data and genetic information from the descendants of historical populations. The papers demonstrate how the analysis of historical documents expands the horizons of research in human biology, extends the longitudinal analysis of microevolutionary and social processes into the present and enhances our understanding of the human condition.


Journal of the Netherlands Institute at Athens
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Archaeology
Page: N.A
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Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

Author: British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology. Conference,Sonia R. Zakrzewski
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
Category: Science
Page: 110
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Papers from the seventh annual conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO), held at the Museum of London in 2005. Contents: 1) An overview of human osteology at the Museum of London (William White); 2) Cracking the Code: biography and (reconstructed) stratigraphy at St Pancras burial ground (Phillip Emery); 3) Recent investigations in the aeSouthern CemeteryAe of Roman Southwark (Melissa Melikian and Kathelen Sayer); 4) The funerary behaviour and the social value of children in a proto-industrial urban population during the 18th and 19th centuries (SM Bello and LT Humphrey); 5) The aeFrench DiseaseAe: Syphilis and the burial ground of St Pancras (Natasha Powers and Phillip Emery); 6) Industrial accident or deliberate amputation? Three case studies from a Victorian population in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Paula Ponce, Iraia Arabaolaza and Anthea Boylston); 7) Unusual Neck Pathology in a Nevisian prehistoric individual (Sonia R Zakrzewski and Elaine L Morris); 8) The Search for Rosa Pike: Congenital Syphilis in 1880Aes London (Roshni Patel and Piers D Mitchell); 9) Burial Rites, Death and Disease in the Late Gallinazo/Moche Period (Richard NR Mikulski); 10) Overweight and the Human Skeleton Philippa Patrick; 11) A New Method for Recording Tooth Wear (Anna Clement); 12) Intra-Community Variation in Uptake of a New Stable Crop in the Eastern Woodlands of North America (Fionnuala Rose); 13) The Stressful Revolution: A rise in fluctuating Asymmetry from Medieval England to Victorian England (Rebecca A Storm); 14) Radiography in Palaeopathology: Where next? (Jo Buckberry and Sonia OAeConnor).

Settlement, burial and industry in Roman Godmanchester

excavations in the extra-mural area ; The Parks 1998, London Road 1997-8, and other investigations
Author: Alex Jones
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Ltd
Category: Social Science
Page: 229
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This volume reports on two main excavations at The Parks (1998) and London Road (1997-1998) carried out in Godmanchester (Cambridgeshire), plus a series of other smaller investigations. Excavations at both sites revealed prehistoric activity although the main focus was on the Romano-British evidence. At The Parks this included a 4th-century cemetery, evidence for early Romano-British land-division and 2nd- to 3rd-century pottery production, and at London Road evidence was revealed for ditched enclosures, a timber-framed building and industrial and livestock activities. A general overview and synthesis of the evidence, which includes a series of small finds, pottery and environmental reports, is given at then end.

St. Martin's Uncovered

Investigations in the Churchyard of St. Martin's-in-the-Bull Ring, Birmingham, 2001
Author: Josephine Adams
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
ISBN: 9781842172018
Category: Social Science
Page: 252
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "appendices 1-9 [detailed listing on p. vii]." -- label of CD-ROM.

Stone Houses and Earth Lords

Maya Religion in the Cave Context
Author: Keith Malcolm Prufer,James Edward Brady
Publisher: N.A
Category: Architecture
Page: 392
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This heavily illustrated compilation of current scholarship on cave archaeology in the Maya lowlands is the first dedicated to the subject and yields key insights into Maya ritual and cosmology. An important publication that fills a crucial niche in Maya scholarship and addresses issues important to archaeology, cave studies, religion, anthropology, global archaeology, and more.

Human Paleopathology and Related Subjects

An International Bibliography
Author: Daniel V. Elerick
Publisher: N.A
Category: Human remains (Archaeology)
Page: 716
View: 7556

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Consists of 6 computer disks with citations in alphabetical order, lists of journals, and sources. Each citation includes author, year, title (publisher and place if book), journal, volume/pages, key words, and source of the citation.

Handbook of North American Indians

Environment, origins, and population
Author: Douglas H. Ubelaker,William C. Sturtevant
Publisher: US Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160775116
Category: History
Page: 1156
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Encyclopedic summary of prehistory, history, cultures and political and social aspects of native peoples in Siberia, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic and Greenland.

Leitfaden der Pollenbestimmung für Mitteleuropa und angrenzende Gebiete

Author: Hans-Jürgen Beug
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783899370430
Category: Pollen
Page: 542
View: 6151

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Die Untersuchung von fossilem und rezentem Blutenstaub, die Pollenanalyse oder Palynologie, ist eine Fachrichtung der Botanik mit interdisziplinarer Ausrichtung. Die Pollenanalyse wird in erster Linie zur Rekonstruktion der Vegetationsgeschichte des Eiszeitalters eingesetzt. Sie vermag klimatische und anthropogene Einflusse auf die Entwicklung der Pflanzendecke aufzuzeigen. Von der interdisziplinaren Ausrichtung der Palynologie profitieren nicht nur Botaniker, Palaoklimatologen und Archaologen, sondern auch Palaookologen, Geologen, Palaontologen, Geographen, Forstwissenschaftler und Bodenkundler. Ferner findet die Pollenanalyse Anwendung bei der Bienen- und Honigforschung, bei der im Bereich der Allergologie wichtigen Pollenflugvorhersage und bei kriminalistischen Untersuchungen in den Kriminalamtern des Bundes und der Lander. Pollenanalytische Untersuchungen werden vor allem an botanischen, archaologischen, geologischen und geographischen Universitatsinstituten sowie an Landesinstituten, Landesamtern fur Denkmalpflege, Geologischen Landesamtern und Museen durchgefuhrt.Der >Leitfaden der Pollenbestimmung


Diagnostik makroskopischer, histologischer und radiologischer Strukturveränderungen des Skeletts
Author: Claus-Peter Adler
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662121603
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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Dieses interdisziplinäre Nachschlagewerk bietet Ihnen das Fundament für Ihre exakte Diagnose und gezielte Therapie-Planung. o Sie erhalten einen praxisorientierten Überblick über alle modernen und etablierten Diagnostik-Verfahren. o Didaktisch übersichtlich stehen die jeweiligen radiologischen und pathologisch-anatomischen Strukturen dem Text gegenüber. o Kurzgefaßte Therapievorschläge ergänzen die diagnostischen Richtlinien. => Das aktuelle Nachschlagewerk für die multidisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit von Orthopäden, Radiologen, Rheumatologen und Pathologen. Schnell * präzise * praxisgerecht