Finding Archaeological Relevance during a Pandemic and What Comes After

  title={Finding Archaeological Relevance during a Pandemic and What Comes After},
  author={Lynn H. Gamble and Cheryl P. Claassen and Jelmer W. Eerkens and Douglas J. Kennett and Patricia M Lambert and Matthew J. Liebmann and Natasha Lyons and Barbara J. Mills and Christopher B. Rodning and Tsim D. Schneider and Stephen W. Silliman and Susan M. Alt and Douglas B. Bamforth and Kelley Ann Hays-Gilpin and Anna Marie Prentiss and Torben C. Rick},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  pages={2 - 22}
This article emerged as the human species collectively have been experiencing the worst global pandemic in a century. With a long view of the ecological, economic, social, and political factors that promote the emergence and spread of infectious disease, archaeologists are well positioned to examine the antecedents of the present crisis. In this article, we bring together a variety of perspectives on the issues surrounding the emergence, spread, and effects of disease in both the Americas and… 

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