The demographic profile of the Man Bac cemetery sample

Domett, Kate M., and Oxenham, Marc F. (2010) The demographic profile of the Man Bac cemetery sample. In: Oxenham, Marc F., Matsumura, Hirofumi, and Dung, Nguyen Kim, (eds.) Man Bac: the excavation of a neolithic site in northern Vietnam - the biology. Terra Australis, 33 . Australian National University E Press, Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 9-20.

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Abstract

The chief aims of this chapter are to describe the Man Bac human skeletal sample in terms of its sex and age-at-death distributions. Moreover, the preservation of the sample will be discussed in the context of a demographic reconstruction of the past population, which will include a range of measures of fertility. Inferences regarding the demographic 'health' of the population will be made with reference to major social and behavioural changes seen in the region some 3,500 years ago.

Item ID: 17879
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-921862-23-6
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2011 04:31
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160102 Biological (Physical) Anthropology @ 80%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2101 Archaeology > 210103 Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas @ 20%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950502 Understanding Asias Past @ 100%
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