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Humans : Evolution and Environment - Eugenia Cunha


Evolution and Environment


Published: 10th December 2009
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This volume collects papers from five sessions at the 2006 UISPP congress - History of human populations, palaeoecology and ancient DNA; Bioarchaeology from the midst of shells; Modern humans origins in Eurasia; Coastal geoarchaeology: the research of shellmounds; and Interdisciplinary studies in human evolution.

1) Authenticity in ancient human mitochondrial DNA studies: A review (Rafael Montiel); 2) Improving inferences on past human migrations: new data from complete mitochondrial sequencing studies (Luisa Pereira); 3) Bioarchaeology of the Sambaqui groups: skeletal morphology, physical stress and trauma (Claudia Rodrigues-Carvalho, Andrea Lessa and Sheila Mendonca de Souza); 4) Coastal versus Riverine Shellmound builders in Brazil: Methodological Issues Regarding Biodistance (Maria Mercedes M. Okumura, Ligia G. Bartolomucci, Jose Filippini, Rita Vargiu, Sabine Eggers); 5) Microfossils in dental calculus from a Brazilian Shellmound: where did they come from? (Celia Helena Boyadjian, Sabine Eggers, Karl Reinhard); 6) Teeth, nutrition, anemia, infection, mortality: costs of lifestyle at the Coastal Brazilian Sambaquis (Sheila Mendonca de Souza, Veronica Wesolowski, Claudia Rodrigues-Carvalho) 7) The contribution of cranial morphology of human skeletal remains to the understanding of the biological affinities between Coastal and Riverine Shellmounds in Southern Brazil (Maria Mercedes M. Okumura, Walter A. Neves); 8) Sambaquis the Brazilian Shell Mounds: What is that all about? (Sheila Mendonca de Souza, Claudia Rodrigues Carvalho); 9) Riverine versus Coastal Shellmounds in Brazil (Sabine Eggers); 10) Technical behavior of the Levantine Aurignacianat Raqefet Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel (Gyorgy Lengyel); 11) Coastal Geoarchaeology: The Research of Shell Mounds, Introduction (Marisa Coutinho Afonso, Geoff Bailey); 12) Shell Mounds, Palimpsests and the Dynamics of Archaeological Site Visibility (GeoffBailey); 13) Danish Stone Age Shell Middens and applied Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Methods (Nina Nielsen); 14) A ocupacao dos grupos pre-historicos de pescadores-coletores em paisagens insulares da Costa do Estado de Sao Paulo (Manoel M. B. Gonzalez, Sandra Nami Amenomori); 15) The Submerged Shell Mounds of Cananeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil: A case study of underwater archaeology (Flavio Rizzi Calippo); 16) Microstratigraphy of Shell Middens of Tierra del Fuego (Vila, A.; Estevez, J.; Piana, E.; Madella, M.; Barcelo, J.A.; Zurro, D.; Clemente, I.; Terradas, X.; Verdun, E.; Pique, R.; Mameli, L.; Briz, I.); 17) Shellmiddens of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua: Something more than Mounds (Ignacio Clemente Conte, Ermengol Gassiot Ballbe, Leonardo Lechado Rios); 18) Geoarchaeological Investigations at Shell Mounds, Southern Brazil (Marisa Coutinho Afonso, Laercio Loiola Brochier); 19) Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Evolution - Introduction (Grupo de Estudos em Evolucao Humana and Eugenia Cunha); 20) Hammers, anvils & nuts: Chimpanzees technology? Applying the concept of "Chaine Operatoire" to "nut-cracking" - Interdisciplinary research (Carvalho, S.; Matsuzawa, T.; Sousa, C.; Cunha, E.); 20) Ethology and Palaeolithic Art. Cervids and caprins in thePalaeolithic art of the Coa Valley (Vania Carvalho); 21) Occupational stress markers in a skeletal sample: interdisciplinary approach (Sandra Assis); 22) Anthropological analysis of the osteological remains of a possible long termed pregnancy (Adro da Igreja Antiga do Olival-Ourem, Portugal) (Cristina Cruz & Rui Marques); 23) Working memory and modern human mind (Manuel Martin-Loeches)

ISBN: 9781407306032
ISBN-10: 1407306030
Series: Bar S
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 165
Published: 10th December 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.69 x 21.01  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.58