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Contents List of Figures 000 List of Tables 000 Foreword 000 Preface 000 Introduction 000 Abbreviations 000 1. Maize and Mississippians in the American Midwest: Twenty Years Later 000 Della Collins Cook 2. Health and Lifestyle in Georgia and Florida: Agricultural Origins and Intensification in Regional Perspective 000 Clark Spencer Larsen, Dale L. Hutchinson, Christopher M. Stojanowski, Matthew A. Williamson, Mark C. Griffin, Scott W. Simpson, Christopher B. Ruff, Margaret J. Schoeninger, Lynette Norr, Mark F. Teaford, Elizabeth Monahan Driscoll, Christopher W. Schmidt, and Tiffiny A. Tung 3. A Brief Continental View from Windover 000 Glen H. Doran 4. Outer Coast Foragers and Inner Coast Farmers in Late Prehistoric North Carolina 000 Dale L. Hutchinson, Lynette Norr, and Mark F. Teaford 5. Health and the Transition to Horticulture in the South- Central United States 000 Marie Elaine Danforth, Keith P. Jacobi, Gabriel D. Wrobel, and Sara Glassman 6. From Early Village to Regional Center in Mesoamerica: An Investigation of Lifestyles and Health 000 Lourdes M¿rquez Morf¿n and Rebecca Storey 7. Skeletal Biology of the Central Peruvian Coast: Consequences of Changing Population Density and Progressive Dependence on Maize Agriculture 000 Ekaterina A. Pechenkina, Joseph A. Vradenburg, Robert A. Benfer Jr., and Julie F. Farnum 8. The Adoption of Agriculture among Northern Chile Populations in the Azapa Valley, 9000-1000 BP 000 Marta P. Alfonso, Vivien G. Standen, and M. Victoria Castro 9. Population Plasticity in Southern Scandinavia: From Oysters and Fish to Gruel and Meat 000 Pia Bennike and Verner Alexandersen 10. The Impact of Economic Intensification and Social Complexity on Human Health in Britain from 6000 BP (Neolithic) and the Introduction of Farming to the Mid-Nineteenth Century AD 000 Charlotte Roberts and Margaret Cox 11. What Can Pathology Say about the Mesolithic and Late Neolithic/Chalcolithic Communities? The Portuguese Case 000 Eug¿nia Cunha, Cl¿udia Umbelino, Ana Maria Silva, and Francisca Cardoso 12. Ecology, Politics, and Health in Bahrain 000 Judith Littleton 13. Skeletal and Dental Health and Subsistence Change in the United Arab Emirates 000 Soren Blau 14. Ancestors and Inheritors: A Bioanthropological Perspective on the Transition to Agropastoralism in the Southern Levant 000 Patricia Smith and Liora Kolska Horwitz 15. The Health of Foragers: People of the Later Stone Age, Southern Africa 000 Susan Pfeiffer 16. Climate, Subsistence, and Health in Prehistoric India: The Biological Impact of a Short-Term Subsistence Shift 000 John R. Lukacs 17. Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Early Mongolian Nomads 000 Naran Bazarsad 18. Diet and Health in the Neolithic of the Wei and Middle Yellow River Basins, Northern China 000 Ekaterina A. Pechenkina, Robert A. Benfer Jr., and Ma Xiaolin 19. Prehistoric Dietary Transitions in Tropical Southeast Asia: Stable Isotope and Dental Caries Evidence from Two Sites in Malaysia 000 John Krigbaum 20. Population Health from the Bronze to the Iron Age in the Mun River Valley, Northeastern Thailand 000 Kate Domett and Nancy Tayles 21. Biological Consequences of Sedentism: Agricultural Intensification in Northeastern Thailand 000 Michele Toomay Douglas and Michael Pietrusewsky 22. Editors' Summation 000 Mark Nathan Cohen and Gillian Crane-Kramer Appendix 000 References 000 Editors' Biographies 000 List of Contributors 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Human remains (Archaeology).
Human skeleton -- Analysis.
Agriculture -- Origins.
Prehistoric peoples -- Health and hygiene.