Chapter 18. Advances in Paleodemography

  1. M. Anne Katzenberg Ph.D.3 and
  2. Shelley R. Saunders Ph.D.4
  1. George R. Milner Ph.D.1,
  2. James W. Wood Ph.D.1 and
  3. Jesper L. Boldsen Ph.D.2

Published Online: 9 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470245842.ch18

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

How to Cite

Milner, G. R., Wood, J. W. and Boldsen, J. L. (2008) Advances in Paleodemography, in Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition (eds M. A. Katzenberg and S. R. Saunders), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470245842.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Anthropology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793724

Online ISBN: 9780470245842

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Keywords:

  • age and sex of skeletons;
  • demographic structure of past populations;
  • age-estimation method

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Point-Counterpoint

  • The Stories Skeletons can Tell

  • Skeletons as a Sample of Deaths

  • Measurement Concerns

  • Analytical Concerns

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References