martes, 26 de julio de 2011

Human Bioarchaeology of the Transition to Agriculture


Book: Human Bioarchaeology of the Transition to Agriculture
Ron Pinhasi (Editor), Jay T. Stock (Editor)
Hardcover: 500 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (April 12, 2011)

Product Description
A holistic and comprehensive account of the nature of the transition from hunting to farming in prehistory. It addresses for the first time the main bioarchaeological aspects such as changes in mobility, behaviour, diet and population dynamics.
This book is of major interest to the relevant audience since it offers for the first time a global perspective on the bioarchaeology of the transition to agriculture. It includes contributions from world-class researchers, with a particular emphasis on advances in methods (e.g. ancient DNA of pathogens, stable isotope analysis, etc.)...