Clark Spencer Larsen. Cambridge University Press This is the first comprehensive synthesis of the emerging field of bioarchaeology. A central theme is the. Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton. Front Cover · Clark Spencer Larsen. Cambridge University Press, Nov 27, – Social. Now including numerous full colour figures, this updated and revised edition of Larsen’s classic text provides a comprehensive overview of the.
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Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton.
Clark Spencer Larsen
Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton Cambridge University Press the first major synthesis of the field of bioarchaeology. Bioarchaeology Clark Spencer Larsen Limited preview – Larsen has published 35 books and monographs and over articles and contributions to books. Human remains recovered from archaeological sites can help us interpret lifetime events such bioqrchaeology disease, physiological stress, injury and violent death, physical activity, tooth use, diet, and demographic history of once-living gioarchaeology.
He is the author of scientific articles and has authored or edited 30 books and monographs. Reflecting the enormous advances made in the field over the past twenty years, the author examines how this discipline has matured and evolved in fundamental ways.
His research is primarily focussed on biocultural adaptation in the last 10, years of human evolution, with particular emphasis on the history of health, well-being, and lifestyle. Changes and challenges in bioarchaeology. Larsen was born in Omaha, Nebraskathe middle child of five children, including two older sisters and two younger sisters. Larsen began his professional teaching and research career at the University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth campussubsequently moving to Northern Illinois University ; chair,Purdue Universityand the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Exposure to infectious pathogens.
Clark Spencer Larsen Bioarchaeology: Saunders Snippet view – Selected pages Title Page. Distinguished University Professor Faculty”. Retrieved 5 October It will be a unique resource for students and researchers interested in biological and physical anthropology or archaeology. Masticatory and nonmasticatory functions craniofacial adaptation.
This is the first comprehensive synthesis of the emerging field of bioarchaeology. OSU Department of Anthropology. Now including numerous full colour figures, this updated and revised edition of Larsen’s classic text provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of bioarchaeology. American Historical Review Jargon free and richly illustrated, the text is accompanied by copious case studies and references to underscore the central role that human remains play in the interpretation of life events and conditions of past and modern cultures.
Isotopic and elemental signatures of diet nutrition and life history. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Clark Spencer Larsen Our Origins: Journal of World Prehistory It emphasises research results and their hioarchaeology, covering palaeopathology, physiological stress, skeletal and dental growth and structure, the processes of aging and biodistance. Clark Spencer Larsen born is an American biological anthropologist, author, and educator.
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Loring BraceDavid S. A central theme is the interaction between biology and behavior, underscoring the dynamic nature of skeletal and dental tissues, and the influences of environment and culture on human biological variation.
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Account Options Sign in. Milner editors In the Wake of Contact: It emphasizes research results and their interpretation, covering palaeopathology, physiological stress, skeletal and dental growth bioaarchaeology structure, and the processes of aging and biodistance. 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.
Biological distance and historical dimensions of skeletal variation. Stress and deprivation larssn the years of growth and development and adulthood.