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The backbone of history : health and nutrition in the Western Hemisphere

Richard H Steckel (Richard Hall), 1944-; Jerome Carl Rose

2002

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (E 59 .F63 S74 2002 )()

  • Title:
    The backbone of history : health and nutrition in the Western Hemisphere
  • Author: Richard H Steckel (Richard Hall), 1944-; Jerome Carl Rose
  • Description: Reconstructing health profiles from skeletal remains / Alan H. Goodman and Debra Martin -- A health index from skeletal remains / Richard H. Steckel, Paul W. Sciulli and Jerome C. Rose -- Paleodemography of the Americas: from ancient times to colonialism and beyond / Robert McCaa -- The health of the middle class: the St. Thomas' Anglican church cemetery project / Shelly Saunders ... [et al.] -- The poor in the mid-nineteenth century northeastern United States: evidence from the Monroe County Almshouse, Rochester, New York / Rosanne L. Higgins ... [et al.] -- The effects of nineteenth-century military service on health / Paul S. Sledzik and Lars G. Sandberg -- The health of slaves and free blacks in the east / Ted A. Rathbun and Richard H. Steckel -- The quality of African American life in the Old Southwest near the turn of the twentieth century / James Davidson ... [et al.] -- Social disruption and the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica: a study of health and economy of the last thousand years / Rebecca Storey, Lourdes Marquez Morfin and Vernon Smith -- Health and nutrition in Prehispanic Mesoamerica / Lourdes Marquez Morfin ... [et al.] -- Patterns of health and nutrition in prehistoric and historic Ecuador / Douglas H. Ubelaker and Linda A. Newson -- Economy, nutrition and disease in prehistoric Coastal Brazil: a case study from the state of Santa Catarina / Walter Neves and Verônica Wesolowski -- A biohistory of health and behavior in the Georgia Bight: the agricultural transition and the impact of European contact / Clark Larsen ... [et al.] -- Native Americans of Eastern North America: the southern Great Lakes and upper Ohio Valley / Paul W. Sciulli and James Oberly -- Cultural longevity in the face of biological stress / Ann L.W. Stodder ... [et al.] -- Health, nutrition, and demographic change in Native California / Phillip L. Walker and Russell Thornton -- Welfare history on the Great Plains: mortality and skeletal health, 1650 to 1900 / S. Ryan Johansson and Douglas Owsley -- Patterns of health in the Western Hemisphere / Richard H. Steckel and Jerome C. Rose -- Conclusions / Richard H. Steckel and Jerome C. Rose -- The body as evidence: the body of evidence / George J. Armelagos and Peter J. Brown -- Over-specialization and remedies / Philip D. Curtin.
  • Local Note: acq2003aas
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: xx, 633 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0521801672 (hardback)
  • Subjects: Indians -- Food -- History -- Congresses; Indians -- Health and hygiene -- History -- Congresses; European Americans -- Health and hygiene -- History -- Congresses; African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- History -- Congresses; Human remains (Archaeology) -- America -- Congresses; Public Health -- history -- Americas -- Congresses; Anthropology, Physical -- Americas -- Congresses; Archaeology -- Americas -- Congresses; Nutritional Physiological Phenomena -- Americas -- Congresses; America -- Antiquities -- Congresses
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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