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Theory and Practice in the Bioarchaeology of Care (Hardcover) (Lorna Tilley)

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This book provides the first comprehensive introduction to, and explanation of, the theory and practice of the ‘bioarchaeology of care’, an original, fully theorised and contextualised case study-based approach designed to identify and interpret cases of care provision in prehistory. The applied methodology comprises four stages of analysis, each building on the content of the preceding one(s), which provide the framework for this process. Theory and Practice in the Bioarchaeology of Care is the primary source of information on this new approach and serves as a manual for its implementation. It elaborates the foundations on which the bioarchaeology of care is constructed; it leads the reader through the methodology; and it provides three detailed examples of prehistoric caregiving which illustrate how bioarchaeology of care analysis has the capacity to reveal aspects of past group and individual identity and lifeways which might otherwise have remained unknown.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / General, Archaeology
Series Title: Bioarchaeology and Social Theory
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Lorna Tilley
Language: English
Street Date: September 11, 2015
TCIN: 50377239
UPC: 9783319188591
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-3952
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