The Archaeology of American Childhood and Adolescence

“An elegantly written and comprehensive discussion of children in the United States from the first settlers through the present. Baxter effectively makes the case that historical analyses need to include discussions of childhood and that archaeological evidence makes distinct, important contributions to the narrative.”—Kathryn A. Kamp, editor of Children in the Prehistoric Puebloan Southwest   “Shows … Continue reading The Archaeology of American Childhood and Adolescence

Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

“Heralds a new direction in bioarchaeological research, showcasing a diverse array of studies from across the world which emphasize the importance of multidisciplinary analysis when seeking to understand the lives of past children.”—Rebecca C. Redfern, author of Injury and Trauma in Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Violence in Past Lives “Impressive and refreshing. Incorporates a diversity of contributions that … Continue reading Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Tracing Childhood

New! Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity Edited by Jennifer L. Thompson, Marta P. Alfonso-Durruty, and John J. Crandall Bioarchaeology, the study of human remains from archaeological sites, is a fascinating field that explores the link between biology and culture and tells us about the different factors that have shaped the human … Continue reading Tracing Childhood