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Bioarchaeological analyses and bodies : new ways of knowing anatomical and archaeological skeletal collections / Pamela K. Stone, editor

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Stone, Pamela Kendall  Search this
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xiii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
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"This Springer imprint is published by Springer Nature"--Title page verso
ANTHMAI copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
1. Introduction / Pamela K. Stone -- Part I. Anatomical (medical) collections. 2. "Whatever was once associated with him, continues to bear his stamp" : articulating and dissecting George S. Huntington and his anatomical collection / Aja Lans ; 3. Anatomical collections as the anthropological other : some considerations / Rachel Watkins ; 4. More than the sum total of their parts : restoring identity by recombining a skeletal collection with its texts / Adam Netzer Zimmer ; 5. At the intersections of race, poverty, gender, and science : a museum mortuary for twentieth century fetuses and infants / Jennifer L. Muller and Margaret S. Butler ; 6. Recovering the lived body from bodies of evidence : interrogation of diagnostic criteria and parameters for disease ecology reconstructed from skeletons within anatomical and medical anatomical collections / Molly K. Zuckerman -- Part II. Archaeological collections. 7. Lives lost : what burial vault studies reveal about eighteenth-century identities / Douglas W. Owsley, Karin S. Bruwelheide, Kathryn G. Barca, Susan K. Reidy, and Raquel E. Fleskes ; 8. 'A mass of crooked alphabets' : the construction and othering of working class bodies in industrial England / Rebecca Gowland ; 9. From womb to tomb? : disrupting the narrative of the reproductive female body / Pamela K. Stone ; 10. Mother, laborer, captive, and leader : reassessing the various roles that females held among the ancestral Pueblo in the American Southwest / Ryan Harrod and Pamela K. Stone ; 11. A skull's tale : from Middle Bronze Age subject to teaching collection "object" / Madison Long and Alexis T. Boutin ; 12. Conclusion: Challenging the narrative / Kenneth C. Nystrom
This volume features bioarchaeological research that interrogates the human skeleton in concert with material culture, ethnographic data and archival research. This approach provides examples of how these intersections of inquiry can be used to consider the larger social and political contexts in which people lived and the manner in which they died
Human remains (Archaeology)  Search this
Social archaeology  Search this
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Human skeleton--Analysis  Search this
Human remains (Archaeology)--Social aspects  Search this
Human skeleton--Social aspects  Search this
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