Ancient Foodways

“Shows that integrating subsistence and foodways data is critical for a deeper understanding of the social, cultural, political, and religious implications of the plants and animals people ingest. An important volume.”—Tanya M. Peres, coeditor of Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida   Through various case studies, Ancient Foodways illustrates how archaeologists can use bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, architecture, and other evidence … Continue reading Ancient Foodways

American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

“Hutchinson effectively combines information and perspectives from multiple fields to escort the reader through the development of American health care from its vernacular, home-based beginnings to the formal, highly technical science of today. This wide-ranging book provides useful insights on the continually changing nature of health care, medicine, and well-being in the United States and … Continue reading American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

Disease and Discrimination

"Fascinating yet sobering, this volume highlights the important role that social and political causes of poverty and poor living conditions, beyond the presence of infectious pathogens themselves, play in disease epidemics and high mortality."--Megan A. Perry, editor of Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East "Hutchinson effectively argues that disease is not … Continue reading Disease and Discrimination