The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth

Author: G. Richard Scott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521784530
Release Date: 2000-06-01
Genre: Science

A global study of dental variation offering insights into modern human origins.

Anthropological Perspectives on Tooth Morphology

Author: G. Richard Scott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107011458
Release Date: 2013-02-21
Genre: Medical

This follow-up to The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth puts methods to use in interpreting human origins and affinities.

Biological Distance Analysis

Author: Marin A. Pilloud
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128019719
Release Date: 2016-08-19
Genre: Law

Biological Distance Analysis: Forensic and Bioarchaeological Perspectives synthesizes research within the realm of biological distance analysis, highlighting current work within the field and discussing future directions. The book is divided into three main sections. The first section clearly outlines datasets and methods within biological distance analysis, beginning with a brief history of the field and how it has progressed to its current state. The second section focuses on approaches using the individual within a forensic context, including ancestry estimation and case studies. The final section concentrates on population-based bioarchaeological approaches, providing key techniques and examples from archaeological samples. The volume also includes an appendix with additional resources available to those interested in biological distance analyses. Defines datasets and how they are used within biodistance analysis Applies methodology to individual and population studies Bridges the sub-fields of forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology Highlights current research and future directions of biological distance analysis Identifies statistical programs and datasets for use in biodistance analysis Contains cases studies and thorough index for those interested in biological distance analyses

Social Bioarchaeology

Author: Sabrina C. Agarwal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144439052X
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Social Science

Illustrates new methodological directions in analyzing human social and biological variation Offers a wide array of research on past populations around the globe Explains the central features of bioarchaeological research by key researchers and established experts around the world

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

Author: Dennis Dirkmaat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118255414
Release Date: 2012-03-19
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and experts. Highlights the latest advances in forensic anthropology research, as well as the most effective practices and techniques used by professional forensic anthropologists in the field Illustrates the development of skeletal biological profiles and offers important new evidence on statistical validation of these analytical methods. Evaluates the goals and methods of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies and fatal fire scenes, and recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes and mass grave excavation.

Technique and Application in Dental Anthropology

Author: Joel D. Irish
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139468114
Release Date: 2008-02-07
Genre: Social Science

Bringing together a variety of accomplished dental researchers, this book covers a range of topics germane to the study of human and other primate teeth. The chapters encompass work on individuals to samples, ranging from prehistoric to modern times. The focus throughout the book is the methodology required for the study of modern dental anthropology, comprising the scientific methods in use today - ranging from simple observation to advanced computer-based analyses - which can be utilized by the reader in their own dental research. Originating from the 20th anniversary meeting of the Dental Anthropology Association, this is a valuable reference source for graduate students, academic researchers and professionals in the social and life sciences, as well as clinicians.

Human Growth in the Past

Author: Robert D. Hoppa
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052163153X
Release Date: 1999-10-28
Genre: Nature

An interdisciplinary analysis of human growth in past populations, first published in 1999.


ISBN: UIUC:30112063620311
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Ethnology

A Companion to Dental Anthropology

Author: Joel D. Irish
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118845431
Release Date: 2015-12-14
Genre: Nature

Companion to Dental Anthropology presents a collection of original readings addressing all aspects and sub-disciplines of the field of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution through to the latest scientific research. Represents the most comprehensive coverage of all sub-disciplines of dental anthropology available today Features individual chapters written by experts in their specific area of dental research Includes authors who also present results from their research through case studies or voiced opinions about their work Offers extensive coverage of topics relating to dental evolution, morphometric variation, and pathology


ISBN: UOM:39015079402569
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Best books

Current research in Egyptology 2000

Author: Angela McDonald
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Ltd
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110536732
Release Date: 2000
Genre: History

A collection of 17 papers by graduate students, taken from a symposium held at Oxford in 2000, presenting new and on-going research on a variety of aspects of Egytptian society, art, culture and history. Subjects include: royal sculpture, women's public health, dental health, transportation of quarried stone, tomb construction, Byzantine Egypt, and much more.

Human Biology

ISBN: UCSC:32106018608155
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Anthropology

Includes section "Recent literature useful in the study of human biology."