Bioarchaeology: The Lives and Lifestyles of Past People

@article{Larsen2002BioarchaeologyTL,
  title={Bioarchaeology: The Lives and Lifestyles of Past People},
  author={Clark Spencer Larsen},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={119-166}
}
  • C. Larsen
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Biology
  • Journal of Archaeological Research
Skeletons represent the most direct evidence of the biology of past populations, and their study provides insight into health and well-being, dietary history, lifestyle (activity), violence and trauma, ancestry, and demography. These areas help inform our understanding of a range of issues, such as the causes and consequences of adaptive shifts in the past (e.g., foraging to farming, sedentarism), the biological impact of invasion and colonization, differential access to food and other… 

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