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Skeletal biology in the Great Plains : migration, warfare, health, and subsistence / edited by Douglas W. Owsley and Richard L. Jantz

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Owsley, Douglas W  Search this
Jantz, Richard L  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
Great Plains
North America
Papers from a symposium held Mar. 19-21, 1989 at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Integrative approach to Great Plains skeletal biology / Douglas W. Owsley and Richard L. Jantz -- Archaeological context of human skeletons in the northern and central plains / Donald J. Blakeslee -- Southern plains cultural complexes / Robert L. Brooks -- Northern plains woodland mortuary practices / J. Signe Snortland -- Descriptive methodology in paleopathology / Donald J. Ortner -- 1837-1838 smallpox epidemic on the Upper Missouri / Michael K. Trimble -- Disease profiles of archaic and woodland populations in the northern plains / John A. Williams
Endemic treponematosis in prehistoric western Iowa / S.J. Schermer, A.K. Fisher, and D.C. Hodges -- Respiratory disease among protohistoric and early historic plains Indians / Marc A. Kelley, Sean P. Murphy, Dianne R. Levesque, and Paul S. Sledzik -- Otitis media, mastoiditis, and infracranial lesions in Two Plains Indian children / Robert W. Mann, Douglas W. Owsley, and Karl J. Reinhard -- Interproximal grooves, toothaches, and purple coneflowers / P. Willey and Jack L. Hofman -- Skeletal injuries of pioneers / George W. Gill -- Social, historical, and functional dimensions of skeletal variation / Richard L. Jantz
Relationships of the woodland period on the northern and central plains: the craniometric evidence / Patrick J. Key -- White traders in the Upper Missouri: evidence from the Swan Creek Site / Richard L. Jantz and Douglas W. Owsley -- Ostological evidence for distinct social groups at the Leavenworth site / John E. Byrd and Richard L. Jantz -- Metric variation in the supraorbital region in northern plains Indians / Maria S. Cole and Theodore M. Cole -- Size and shape of the femur and tibia in northern plains Indians / Theodore M. Cole -- Biomechanical analysis of northern and southern plains femora: behavioral implications / Christopher Ruff
Growth and dental development in Arikara children / Richard L. Jantz and Douglas W. Owsley -- Stable isotopes on the plains: vegetation analyses and diet determinations / Larry L. Tieszen -- Stable isotope analysis and subsistence patterns at the Sully Site / Noreen Tuross and Marilyn L. Fogel -- Antelope Creek phase subsistence: the bone chemistry evidence / Judith A. Habicht-Mauche, Alytia A. Levendosky, and Margaret J. Schoeninger -- Clayton A. Robarchek -- Warfare on the southern plains / Robert L. Brooks -- Women's roles in plains Indian warfare / John C. Ewers
Warfare in coalescent tradition populations of the northern plains / Douglas W. Owsley -- Osteology of the Fay Tolton Site: implications for warfare during the initial Middle Missouri variant / Sandra E. Hollimon and Douglas W. Owsley -- Evidence of warfare the Heerwald Site / Dana L. Bovee and Douglas W. Owsley -- Culturally modified human bones from the Edwards I Site / Douglas W. Owsley, Robert W. Mann, and Timothy G. Baugh -- Cutmarks and perimortem treatment of skeletal remains on the northern plains / Sandra L. Olsen and Pat Shipman -- Overview of Great Plains human skeletal biology / Douglas H. Ubelaker
Indians of North America--Anthropometry  Search this
Indians of North America--Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Indians of North America--Diseases  Search this
Paleopathology  Search this
Anthropometry  Search this
Disease Outbreaks--history  Search this
Funeral Rites--history  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
American Indians--Archaeology  Search this
United States  Search this
Call number:
E78.G73 S5 1994X
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Smithsonian Libraries