Population health from the Bronze to the Iron Age in the Mun River Valley, Northeastern Thailand

Domett, Kate, and Tayles, Nancy (2007) Population health from the Bronze to the Iron Age in the Mun River Valley, Northeastern Thailand. In: Cohen, Mark Nathan, and Crane-Kramer, Gilllian M.M., (eds.) Ancient Health: skeletal indicators of agricultural and economic intensification. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, pp. 286-299.

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Abstract

During the second half of the second millennium BP, a significant statelike civilization arose in Southeast Asia. This included the establishment of the Khmer kingdom, centered on Angkor in Cambodia and including the Mun River valley in northeastern Thailand. Prior to this occurrence, communities were undergoing significant change as they became more centralized politically and able to support increasing population numbers (Higham 2002; O'Reilly 2000). Using two skeletal samples from sites dated between 3400 BP and 1600 BP, in this chapter we examine population health during the period prior to the development of the Angkorian state.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
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ISBN: 978-0-8130-3082-1
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2009 04:29
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160102 Biological (Physical) Anthropology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950599 Understanding Past Societies not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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