Bones of the Maya

Studies of Ancient Skeletons

by Stephen L. Whittington, David M. Reed, Lori E. Wright, John P. Gerry, Keith P. Jacobi, David M. Reed, Marie Elaine Danforth, Rebecca Storey, David L. Webster, Carl Armstrong, Diane Z. Chase, Mark N. Cohen, Della Collins Cook, Andres del Angel, Robert E. Ferrell, Stephen L. Whittington, Karen D. Gettelman, Lorena M. Havill, Harold W. Krueger, Nora M. Olivares, Lourdes Marquez, Virginia K. Massey, D. Andrew Merriwether, Kathleen O'Conner, Oswaldo Chincilla Mazariegos, Frank P. Saul, Julie Mather Saul, D. Gentry Steele, Diane M. Warren, Christine D. White,

During the last 20 years new techniques in osteology have yielded findings on Maya diet and health that challenge the ecological model of collapse.  This volume, which includes an index bibliography of the first 150 years of Maya osteology, brings together for the first time a broad spectrum of bioarchaeologists and reveals remarkable data on Maya genetic relationship, demographic, and diseases.
 
Contributors: Carl Armstrong, Jane E. Buikstra , Diane Z. Chase
Mark N. Cohen , Della Collins Cook, Marie Elaine Danforth, Andres del Angel
Robert E. Ferrell, John P. Gerry, Karen D. Gettelman, Lorena M. Havill, Keith P. Jacobi, Harold W. Krueger, Nora M. Lopez Olivares, Lourdes Marquez, Virginia K. Massey, D. Andrew Merriwether, Kathleen O'Connor, K. Anne Pyburn, David M. Reed, Frank P. Saul, Julie Mather Saul, D. Gentry Steele, Rebecca Storey, Diane M. Warren, David Webster, Christine D. White, Stephen L. Whittington, Lori E. Wright
 
  • University of Alabama Press; November 2009
  • ISBN 9780817383831
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Bones of the Maya
  • Author: Stephen L. Whittington (ed.); David M. Reed (ed.); Lori E. Wright (contrib.); John P. Gerry (contrib.); Keith P. Jacobi (contrib.); David M. Reed (contrib.); Marie Elaine Danforth (contrib.); Rebecca Storey (contrib.); David L. Webster (contrib.); Carl Armstrong (contrib.); Diane Z. Chase (contrib.); Mark N. Cohen (contrib.); Della Collins Cook (contrib.); Andres del Angel (contrib.); Robert E. Ferrell (contrib.); Stephen L. Whittington (contrib.); Karen D. Gettelman (contrib.); Lorena M. Havill (contrib.); Harold W. Krueger (contrib.); Nora M. Olivares (contrib.); Lourdes Marquez (contrib.); Virginia K. Massey (contrib.); D. Andrew Merriwether (contrib.); Kathleen O'Conner (contrib.); Oswaldo Chincilla Mazariegos (contrib.); Frank P. Saul (contrib.); Julie Mather Saul (contrib.); D. Gentry Steele (contrib.); Diane M. Warren (contrib.); Christine D. White (contrib.); Jane E. Buikstra (contrib.)
  • Imprint: University Alabama Press

In The Press

"The breadth and scope of this book demonstrate the vital role that bi

"An important source of information on current and previous skeketal r

About The Author

Stephen L. Whittington is Director of the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University. David M. Reed is a research scientist at the University of Michigan.