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Skeletal Variation And Adaptation In Europeans

Upper Paleolithic To The Twentieth Century

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Skeletal Variation And Adaptation In Europeans - Ruff, Christopher B. (EDT) - ISBN: 9781118627969
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Genre: Culturele antropologie algemeen
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Beschrijving

A Comprehensive Analysis Of Changes In Body Form And Skeletal Robusticity From The Terminal Pleistocene Through The Holocene, Leading To The Modern European Human Phenotype.

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Titel: Skeletal Variation And Adaptation In Europeans
auteur: Ruff, Christopher B. (EDT)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 512
Uitgever: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Plaats van publicatie: 01
NUR: Culturele antropologie algemeen
Afmetingen: 185 x 261 x 30
Gewicht: 1096 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781118627969
Intern nummer: 31257545

Biografie (woord)

Christopher B. Ruff is Director of the Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Dr. Ruff has published widely in the fields of human osteology, bioarchaeology, and paleontology, and has served as editor of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology and the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology.

Inhoudsopgave

Preface
List of contributors

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Study Sample
1.2 Osteological Measurements
1.3 Other Variables 
1.4 Organization of The Book
References

Chapter 2.  Body size and shape reconstruction
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Body Size and Shape Estimation
2.3 Materials and Methods
2.4 Estimating Body Size and Shape from Skeletal Dimensions
2.5 Evaluation of Errors in Estimating Body Size and Shape from Skeletal Dimensions
2.6 Discussion and Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 3: Quantifying Skeletal Robusticity
3.1 Cross–Sectional Properties
3.2 Cross Section Reconstruction
3.3 Section Moduli
3.4 Standardizing for Body Size
References

Chapter 4: Temporal and geographic variation in body size and shape of Europeans from the Late Pleistocene to recent times
4.1 Environmental Adaptation
4.2 European Population History
4.3 Materials and Methods
4.4 Results
4.5 Discussion
4.6 Conclusions
References

Chapter 5: Temporal and geographic variation in robusticity
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Background
5.3 Materials
5.4 Methods
5.5 Results
5.6 Discussion
5.7 Conclusions
Acknowledgments
References

Chapter 6: Sexual dimorphism
6.1 Introduction 
6.2 Materials and Methods 
6.3 Results
6.4 Discussion
6.5 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 7: Past human manipulative behavior in the European Holocene as assessed through upper limb asymmetry
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Materials and Methods
7.3 Results
7.4 Discussion
7.5 Summary and Conclusions
7.6 Acknowledgments
7.7 References
  
Chapter 8: Britain
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Body Size and Shape
8.3 Cross–Sectional Properties
8.4 Discussion
8.5 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 9: France and Italy
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Samples
9.3 Methods
9.4 ResultsBody Size and Shape
9.5 Long Bone Robusticity
9.6 Discussion
9.7 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 10: Iberia
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Body Size and Shape
10.3 Cross–Sectional Properties
10.4 Discussion
10.6 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 11: Central European human postcranial variation
11.1 Introduction  
11.2 Materials and Methods 
11.3 Results 
11.4 Discussion
11.5 Conclusions
11.6 Acknowledgements
11.7 References 


Chapter 12: Scandinavia and Finland
12.1 Introduction to Region, Samples, And Techniques
12.2 Body Size and Body Shape
12.3 Cross–Sectional Properties
12.4 Discussion
12.5 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 13: The Balkans
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Body Size and Shape
13.3 Cross–Sectional Properties
13.4 Discussion
13.4 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References

Chapter 14:  Conclusions
14.1 Body Size and Shape
14.2 Long Bone Strength
14.3 Other Bone Structural Observations
References

Appendices
Index

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