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Bones of the Maya, Bones of the Maya, 0817315284, 0-8173-1528-4, 978-0-8173-1528-3, 9780817315283, , , Bones of the Maya, 0817353763, 0-8173-5376-3, 978-0-8173-5376-6, 9780817353766, , , Bones of the Maya, 0817383832, 0-8173-8383-2, 978-0-8173-8383-1, 9780817383831,

Bones of the Maya
Studies of Ancient Skeletons

Hardcover
2005. 308 pp.
978-0-8173-1528-3
Price:  $59.95 s
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Quality Paper
2006. 306 pp.
138 illus.
978-0-8173-5376-6
Price:  $34.95 s
E Book
2009. 306 pp.
138 illus.
978-0-8173-8383-1
Price:  $34.95 d

During the last 20 years new techniques in osteology have yielded findings on Maya diet and health that challenge the ecological model of collapse.  This volume, which includes an index bibliography of the first 150 years of Maya osteology, brings together for the first time a broad spectrum of bioarchaeologists and reveals remarkable data on Maya genetic relationship, demographic, and diseases.
 
Contributors: Carl Armstrong, Jane E. Buikstra , Diane Z. Chase
Mark N. Cohen , Della Collins Cook, Marie Elaine Danforth, Andres del Angel
Robert E. Ferrell, John P. Gerry, Karen D. Gettelman, Lorena M. Havill, Keith P. Jacobi, Harold W. Krueger, Nora M. Lopez Olivares, Lourdes Marquez, Virginia K. Massey, D. Andrew Merriwether, Kathleen O'Connor, K. Anne Pyburn, David M. Reed, Frank P. Saul, Julie Mather Saul, D. Gentry Steele, Rebecca Storey, Diane M. Warren, David Webster, Christine D. White, Stephen L. Whittington, Lori E. Wright
 

Stephen L. Whittington is Director of the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University. David M. Reed is a research scientist at the University of Michigan.
 

"The breadth and scope of this book demonstrate the vital role that biological data gleaned from skeletal remains play in reconstructing and interpreting the history of the human condition."-- American Scientist
 

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