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New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology.

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Author/Creator:
Zuckerman, Molly K.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (537 pages)
Subjects:
Physical anthropology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Copyright
Contents
Dedication
Contributors
Acknowledgements
A biocultural tribute to a biocultural scholar: Professor George J. Armelagos, May 22, 1936-May 15, 2014
References
Chapter 1 Introduction: the development of biocultural perspectives in anthropology
Introduction
The origins and development of the biocultural approach
Using a biocultural model
Difficulties in using the biocultural approach
The case studies in this volume
Conclusion
References
Notes
Part I Critical and synthetic approaches to biocultural anthropology
Chapter 2 Exploring biocultural concepts: anthropology for the next generation
Introduction
Background
Case study: the Quechua of southern Peru, 1964 to the present
Discussion
Conclusion
References
Notes
Endnotes
Chapter 3 Local nutrition in global contexts: critical biocultural perspectives on the nutrition transition in Mexico
Introduction
Background
Case study: the "coca-colonization" of diet in the Yucat[[[\'a]]]n
Conclusion
References
Notes
Part II Biocultural approaches to identity
Chapter 4 Disease and dying while black: how racism, not race, gets under the skin
Introduction
Background
Case study: race versus racism
Discussion and conclusion
References
Chapter 5 Beyond genetic race: biocultural insights into the causes of racial health disparities
Introduction
Background
Case study #1: hypertension in the African Diaspora
Case study #2: does the experience of racial discrimination in the United States have intergenerational health consequences?
Discussion and conclusion
References
Chapter 6 Political economy of African forced migration and enslavement in colonial New York: an historical biology perspective
Introduction
Background
Case study.
Discussion
Conclusion
References
Notes
Chapter 7 Identifying the First African Baptist Church: searching for historically invisible people
Introduction
Case study: Afro-American biohistory
Conclusion
References
Notes
Part III Biocultural approaches to health and diet
Chapter 8 "Canaries in the mineshaft": the children of Kulubnarti
Introduction
Case study: Nubia and Kulubnarti
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 9 Biocultural investigations of ancient Nubia
Introduction
Background
Case study: operationalizing a biocultural investigation: the Bioarchaeology of Nubia Expedition
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 10 Life and death in nineteenth-century Peoria, Illinois: taking a biocultural approach towards understanding the past
Introduction
Case study: life and death in nineteenth-century Peoria
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 11 Does industrialization always result in reduced skeletal robusticity?
Introduction
Background
Case study: testing ideas about robusticity and industrialization
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 12 Stable isotopes and selective forces: examples in biocultural and environmental anthropology
Introduction
Background
Case study: isotopes and epidemiological risk factors/synergies at Wadi Halfa and surrounding regions
Discussion and conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 13 The cuisine of prehispanic Central Mexico reconsidered: the "omnivore's dilemma" revisited
Introduction
Case study: prehispanic cuisine of Central Mexico
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Part IV Biocultural approaches to infectious disease
Chapter 14 The specter of Ebola: epidemiologic transitions versus the zombie apocalypse.
Introduction
Case study: Ebola and the epidemiologic transitions
Discussion and conclusion
References
Notes
Chapter 15 Beyond the differential diagnosis: new approaches to the bioarchaeology of the Hittite plague
Introduction
Case study: investigating the cause of the Hittite plague
Discussion and conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 16 Paleoepidemiological and biocultural approaches to ancient disease: the origin and antiquity of syphilis
Introduction
Background
Case study: biocultural and paleoepidemiological approaches to the origin and antiquity of syphilis
Discussion
Conclusion
References
Notes
Part V Biocultural approaches to understanding population dynamics
Chapter 17 Population and disease transitions in the Åland Islands, Finland
Introduction
Background
Case study: Åland archipelago
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 18 The hygiene hypothesis and the second epidemiologic transition: using biocultural, epidemiological, and evolutionary theory to inform practice in clinical medicine and public health
Introduction
Background
Case study: applying the hygiene hypothesis to practice in public health and clinical medicine
Discussion and conclusion
References
Chapter 19 An emerging history of indigenous Caribbean and circum-Caribbean populations: insights from archaeological, ethnographic, genetic, and historical studies
Introduction
Case study: exploring Caribbean genetic history
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Notes
Chapter 20 Explorations in paleodemography: an overview of the Artificial Long House Valley agent-based modeling project
Introduction
Background
Case study: the Artificial Long House Valley (ALHV) Project models
Discussion
Conclusion.
Acknowledgments
References
Part VI Biocultural approaches to inequality and violence
Chapter 21 Biocultural perspectives in bioarchaeology
Introduction
Background
Case study: understanding European contact in the Americas
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Notes
Chapter 22 The poetics of violence in bioarchaeology: Integrating social theory with trauma analysis
Introduction
Background
Case study: the Sierra de Mazatán massacre
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 23 Broken bodies and broken bones: Biocultural approaches to ancient slavery and torture
Introduction
Background
Case study: slavery and torture in the prehispanic Southwest
Discussion
Conclusion
References
Notes
Part VII The next generation
Chapter 24 Concluding thoughts: a bright future for students trained in using a biocultural perspective
Introduction
Teaching, pedagogy, and ethics
The past as a guide
A bright future for biocultural scholarship
References
Notes
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Martin, Debra L.
Other format:
Print version: Zuckerman, Molly K. New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology
ISBN:
9781118962930
9781118962961
OCLC:
957465028
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