Human Growth in the Past Studies from Bones and Teeth
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Until now, studies of dental and skeletal growth and development have often been treated as independent disciplines within the literature. Human Growth in the Past takes a fresh perspective by bringing together these two related fields of inquiry in a single volume whose purpose is to place methodological issues of growth and development in past populations within a strong theoretical framework. Contributions examine a variety of aspects of human growth in the past, drawing from both paleoanthropological and bioarchaeological data. The book covers a wide spectrum of topics, from patterns of growth in humans and their close relatives, innovative methods and applications of techniques and…
List price: $77.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
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