Table of contents for Diet, health, and status among the Pasiãaon Maya : a reappraisal of the collapse / Lori E. Wright.

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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations	
List of Tables
List of Figures
	Acknowledgments	
1.	Biology, Culture, and the Classic Maya Collapse
		Introduction
		Explaining the Classic Maya Collapse
			Environmental Models
			Social Models
2.	The Pasi¿n Region
		Introduction
		Culture History of Pasi¿n Polities
			Altar de Sacrificios
			Seibal
			Itz¿n
			The Petexbatun Region
		Regional Considerations for the Collapse
		Sampling Strategy
			Excavation Biases
			Chronological Framework
3.	Demographic Framework
		Introduction
		Methodology
		Results
4.	Social Dimensions of Pasi¿n Burial Ritual
		Mortuary Analysis and Social Structure
			Maya Funerals and Death Symbolism
		Methods
			Definition of Mortuary Variables
			Univariate Analysis
			Multivariate Analysis
		Results
			Univariate Analysis
			Multivariate Analysis
			Small Burial Series
			Summary
5.	Theoretical Foundations of Dietary Chemistry
		Stable Isotopes
		Alkaline Earth Elements
		Bone Preservation and Diagenesis
		Materials and Methods of Chemical Analysis
			Sampling
			Stable Isotopes
			Alkaline Earth Elements
6.	Defining the Parameters of Pasi¿n Diet
		Maya Menus: Ethnohistoric and Archaeological Inference
		Chemical Dynamics in the Pasi¿n Ecosystem
			Stable Isotopes
			Alkaline Earth Elements
		Paleodiet and Alkaline Processing of Maize
			Implications for Pasi¿n Diets
7.	Paleodiet of the Pasi¿n Region
		Previous Chemical Analyses of Maya Diet
		Prehistoric Pasi¿n Diets and Collapse Models
		Preservation and Diagenesis
			Stable Isotopes
			Alkaline Earth Elements
		Paleodietary Interpretations
			Chronological and Spatial Trends
				Altar de Sacrificios
				Seibal
				Dos Pilas
				Intersite Patterns
			Social Patterning
				Altar de Sacrificios
				Seibal
				Dos Pilas
				Itz¿n
				Aguateca, Tamarindito, and the Petexbatun
			Sampling Bias and Dietary Trends 
8.	Enamel Hypoplasia
		Dental Records of Childhood Health
		Methods
		Results
			Summary
9.	Palaeopathology[JRA1]
		Skeletal Markers of Disease and Health
			Periosteal Reactions
			Porotic Hyperostosis
		Methods
			Periosteal Reactions
			Porotic Hyperostosis
		Results
			Lesion Distribution and Differential Diagnosis
				Periosteal Reactions
				Porotic Hyperostosis
				Trauma and Miscellaneous Conditions
			Chronological Trends
				Periosteal Reactions
				Porotic Hyperostosis
		Summary
10.	Human Biology and the Collapse of the Pasi¿n Region
		Environmental Models and Human Biology
			Diet in the Pasi¿n Region
			Health and Disease in the Pasi¿n Region
			Summary
		Problems with Environmental Models of Collapse
		Dietary Privilege in Changing Pasi¿n Society
		Directions for Future Research
		Summary
Appendixes
A. 	Definitions of Skeletal Measurements Used in Discriminant Functions
B.	Summary of Age and Sex Identification of Skeletons
References

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mayas -- Anthropometry -- Guatemala -- Petexbatãaun, Lake.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Petexbatãaun, Lake -- Nutrition.
Mayas -- Health and hygiene -- Guatemala -- Petexbatãaun, Lake.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Guatemala -- Petexbatãaun, Lake.
Petexbatãaun, Lake (Guatemala) -- Antiquities.