Massacres : bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology approaches / edited by Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen.

Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2018]
Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past : local, regional, and global perspectives
xv, 207 pages ; 25 cm.
Massacres -- History.
Mass murder -- History.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mass murder.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.
The goal of this edited volume is to present case studies that integrate the evidence from human remains with the broader cultural and historical context through the utilization of social theory to provide a framework for interpretation. This volume highlights case studies of massacres across time and space that stress innovative theoretical models that help make sense of this unique form of violence. The primary focus will be on how massacres are used as a strategy of violence across time and cultural/geopolitical landscapes.
Introduction / Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin
Rethinking massacres: bioarchaeological and forensic investigation of prehistoric multiple burials in the Tennessee Valley / William E. DeVore, Keith P. Jacobi and David H. Dye
Forensic perspectives on mass violence in prehistoric California / Marin A. Pilloud and Al W. Schwitalla
Only the men will do: a bioarchaeological exploration of gender in an Andean mass death assemblage / J. Marla Toyne
Aplications of coded osteological data from the Smithsonian Repatriation Database for the study of violence in the past / Ashley E. Kendell
Each one the same: performance, demography, and violence at Sacred Ridge / Anna J. Osterholtz
Bones in the village: fragmentary human bones and scattered contexts from the Crow Creek Village / P Willey
Khmer Rouge massacres: skeletal evidence of violent trauma in Cambodia / Julie M. Fleishman, Sonnara Prak, Vuthy Voeun and Sophearavy Ros
Sowing the dead: massacres and the missing in northern Uganda / Tricia Redeker Hepner, Dawnie W. Steadman and Julia R. Hanebrink
The extended massacre of migrants: exposure-related deaths in the Arizona Sonoran Desert / Cate E. Bird
Migrant death and identification: theory, science, and socio-politics / Krista E. Latham, Alyson O'Daniel and Justin Maiers
Conclusion / Ryan P. Harrod.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Anderson, Cheryl P., editor.
Martin, Debra L., editor.
Larsen, Clark Spencer, author of foreword.
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