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Towards a Bioarchaeology of Care of Children

Oxenham, Marc; Willis, Anna


One of the key case studies used in the development, both theoretical and practical, of the bioarchaeology of care model (see Tilley & Oxenham, 2011 ) was the adult Man Bac Burial 9 (MB9), who as it turns out was severely physically (at least) incapacitated from childhood (Oxenham et al., 2009 ). In many ways the current staged approach to exploring the issue of care in the past (see Chap. 2 , this volume and references therein) can assess any individual from any time period and/or cultural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care: Further Case Studies and Expanded Theory
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-39901-0_11


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