Demography in Archaeology
By (author) Andrew T. Chamberlain
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Demography in Archaeology by Andrew T. Chamberlain
Book DescriptionDemography in Archaeology, first published in 2006, is a review of current theory and method in the reconstruction of populations from archaeological data. Starting with a summary of demographic concepts and methods, the book examines historical and ethnographic sources of demographic evidence before addressing the methods by which reliable demographic estimates can be made from skeletal remains, settlement evidence and modern and ancient biomolecules. Recent debates in palaeodemography are evaluated, new statistical methods for palaeodemographic reconstruction are explained, and the notion that past demographic structures and processes were substantially different from those pertaining today is critiqued. The book covers a wide span of evidence, from the evolutionary background of human demography to the influence of natural and human-induced catastrophes on population growth and survival. This is essential reading for any archaeologist or anthropologist with an interest in relating the results of field and laboratory studies to broader questions of population structure and dynamics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521596510
(247mm x 174mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew T. Chamberlain
Demography in Archaeology, Hardback (July 2006)
This book explains how a diverse range of archaeological evidence can provide insights into past human populations.
Earthly Remains, Paperback (July 2004)
The preserved remains of other human beings hold a special fascination for the living. This book looks at the stories behind the discovery of bodies such as those of Lindow Man or the Ice Man, and examines the techniques used by scientists to study them.
Evolution and the Human Mind, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by Andrew T. Chamberlain
This volume of essays offers an interdisciplinary examination of the evolution of the human mind.
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