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The bioarchaeology of the human head

Michelle Bonogofsky

The bioarchaeology of the human head

decapitation, decoration, and deformation

by Michelle Bonogofsky

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Head,
  • Skull,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology,
  • Social aspects,
  • Cranial manipulation,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Customs & Traditions,
  • Human remains (Archaeology),
  • Beheading,
  • Abnormalities,
  • Artificial deformities

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michelle Bonogofsky ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen
    SeriesBioarchaeological interpretations of the human past : local, regional, and global perspectives
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN63.8 .B56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895875M
    ISBN 109780813035567
    LC Control Number2011004807

    This book presents a refreshing and positive view of the value of skeletal and dental research. Bioarchaeology provides a comprehensive reference resource for biological anthropologists, archaeologists and a wide audience concerned with the biology and behaviour of our ancestors.’ C. A. Marlow Source: Annals of Human BiologyCited by: These essays explore the human head’s symbolic role in political, social, economic, and religious ritual over the centuries. By focusing on the various ways in which the head was treated at the time of death, as well as before and following, scholars uncover the significant social meaning of such : Michelle Bonogofsky; Clark Spencer Larsen.

    Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains in archaeological contexts. Since it developed as an academic discipline starting in the s, bioarchaeology has been a revolution in how we understand the lives of past human beings, because the study of human remains themselves frees the researcher of problems of historical bias. The core subject matter of bioarchaeology is the lives of past peoples, interpreted anthropologically. Human remains, contextualized archaeologically and historically, form the unit of study. Integrative and frequently inter-disciplinary, bioarchaeology draws methods and theoretical perspectives fro.

    Bones and other human remains are often the most important evidence for the theories that bioarchaeologists construct. ©iStockphoto/ Thinkstock It would be easy to get swept up in the broad intellectual scope of bioarchaeology, but what it all comes down to is this -- the : Nathan Chandler.   In Bioarchaeology and Behavior, Megan Perry presents a collection of essays that aim a spotlight on the investigation of the ancient inhabitants of the circum-Mediterranean area. Composed of eight diverse papers, this volume synthesizes recent research on human skeletal remains and their archaeological and historical contexts in this region.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: Featuring a wealth of case studies on human skulls recovered from ethnographic and archaeological contexts around the world, this book focuses on the question of whose skulls and heads were collected and modified and why, whether as ancestors or enemies, as insiders or outsiders, as males, females or children.

This volume includes discussions of osteological. Show Summary Details Preview. Featuring a wealth of case studies on human skulls recovered from ethnographic and archaeological contexts around the world, this book focuses on the question of whose skulls and heads were collected and modified and why, whether as ancestors or enemies, as insiders or outsiders, as males, females or children.

Contextualizing the Human Head An Introduction Michelle Bonogofsky This book is the product of an emerging concern in bioarchaeology: the con-ceptual status of the human body and its parts in the past—notably, whose heads and skulls were given special treatment and Cited by: Books shelved as bioarchaeology: Written in Bones: How Human Remains Unlock the Secrets of the Dead by Paul G.

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FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : 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. Human remains recovered from archaeological sites can help us interpret lifetime events such as disease, physiological stress, injury and violent death, physical activity, tooth use, diet, and demographic history of once-living populations.

This is the first comprehensive synthesis of the emerging field of bioarchaeology. A central theme is the interaction between biology and 4/5(1).

Bioarchaeology definition is - the scientific study of human biological remains (such as bones) from archaeological sites. How to use bioarchaeology in a sentence. in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head.

Published by University Press of Florida. This introductory chapter discusses a wide variety of biological and cultural manipulations involving human heads and skulls recovered from archaeological and ethnographic contexts around the globe, notably, as they relate to early Neolithic modeled skulls.

Bioarchaeology is a unique discipline that focuses on the study of human skeletal remains within their archaeological and mortuary contexts. It, therefore, emphasizes approaches from biological anthropology and archaeology, and derives theoretical guidance from both cultural anthropology and evolutionary biology.

The term bioarchaeology was first coined by British archaeologist Grahame Clark in as a reference to zooarchaeology, or the study of animal bones from archaeological ned in by Jane Buikstra, bioarchaeology in the United States now refers to the scientific study of human remains from archaeological sites, a discipline known in other countries as.

Bioarchaeology: The Contextual Study of Human Remains focuses upon the contemporary practice of bioarchaeology in North American contexts, its accomplishments and challenges. Appendixes, a glossary and page bibliography make the volume extremely useful for research and teaching.

Although Buikstra coined this use of Bioarchaeology in the s, the unique approaches of this field of inquiry have much deeper roots, primarly reflected in the history of American Anthropology.

This book uses an historical approach to explore this history, to define the current status of the field, and to project the future of bioarchaeology. Cambridge Core - Archaeological Science - Injury and Trauma in Bioarchaeology - by Rebecca C.

RedfernCited by: 9. Vera Tiesler serves as a research professor and currently heads the Laboratory of Bioarchaeology at the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Mexico.

Her most recent book is The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications: New Approaches to Head Shaping and Its Meanings in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and Beyond.Bioarchaeology is the analysis of human remains within an interpretative framework that includes contextual information.

This comprehensive and much-needed manual provides both a starting point and a reference for archaeologists, bioarchaeologists and. Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains from archaeological sites. Dr. Kristina Killgrove will be covering bioarchaeology in a new Forbes blog.