Long 'on' the Tooth: Dental Evidence of Diet-Original PDF

Long ‘on’ the Tooth: Dental Evidence of Diet-Original PDF

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By Christopher W. Schmidt PhD(Author)

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Long ‘on’ the Tooth: Dental Evidence of Diet addresses human dental macroscopic and microscopic wear, as well as dental disease, as indicators of diet. The book focuses primarily on 350 pre-contact humans from North America dating from approximately 5,500 to 600 years ago. These populations had subsistence strategies ranging from terrestrial foraging to intensive maize agriculture. The study makes intra- and intergroup comparisons to elucidate dietary nuances that are largely beyond the reach of other means of dietary reconstruction. Finally, the book discusses the importance of using multiple dietary indicators in unison in order to provide paleodietary insights.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 9 ounces
  • Paperback : 184 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0128243066
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0128243060
  • Dimensions : 6 x 0.39 x 9 inches
  • Publisher : Academic Press; 1st edition (December 15, 2020)
  • Language: : English

 

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