Chapter 19. Method and Theory in Paleodemography, with an Application to a Hunting, Fishing and Gathering Village from the Late Eastern Woodlands of North America

  1. M. Anne Katzenberg Ph.D.3 and
  2. Shelley R. Saunders Ph.D.4
  1. Richard S. Meindl Ph.D.1,
  2. Robert P. Mensforth Ph.D.2 and
  3. C. Owen Lovejoy Ph.D.1

Published Online: 9 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470245842.ch19

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, Second Edition

How to Cite

Meindl, R. S., Mensforth, R. P. and Lovejoy, C. O. (2007) Method and Theory in Paleodemography, with an Application to a Hunting, Fishing and Gathering Village from the Late Eastern Woodlands of North America, 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.ch19

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, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Anthropology, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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:

  • traditional methods of skeletal biology;
  • cultigen-based economy and healthy population growth rate;
  • cemetery-based stable demographic model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Libben Site, Ottawa County, Ohio

  • The Osteology of Aging

  • Total Fertility and Intrinsic Growth

  • The Human Species in Demographic Context

  • Acknowledgments

  • References