biological anthropology

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  • 13 Mar 2023
    Dr Piers D Mitchell

    How Ancient Civilizations Were Burdened by their Parasites

    Evidence for parasites brought together in the book Parasites in Past Civilizations and Their Impact upon Health includes studies of ancient mummies, skeletons, toilets, coprolites, hair combs, and other archaeological materials. The different kinds of parasites were detected using microscopy, analysis of proteins and ancient DNA.

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  • 16 Dec 2019
    Cathy Willermet, Sang-Hee Lee

    Make Strange Familiar Evidence

    In this book, Cathy Willermet and Sang-Hee Lee reflect that the “steadfast obsession with the scientific approach that characterized biological anthropology, like no other subfield in American anthropology, is in fact a response to mask the dark history surrounding its birth”.

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