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By Joel D. Irish, G. Richard Scott

Companion to Dental Anthropology offers a suite of unique readings addressing all elements and sub-disciplines of the sector of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution via to the newest clinical research.

  • Represents the main entire assurance of all sub-disciplines of dental anthropology on hand today
  • Features person chapters written via  specialists of their particular region of dental research
  • Includes authors who additionally current effects from their examine via case reports or voiced critiques approximately their work
  • Offers wide insurance of subject matters in terms of dental evolution, morphometric edition, and pathology

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Dental Functional Morphology: How Teeth Work. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. R. (1981). Dental Pathology and Nutritional Patterns of South Asian Megalith Builders: The Evidence from Iron Age Mahurjhari. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 125: 220–237. R. (1982). Dental Disease and Dietary Patterns of Ancient Harappans. L. ), Harappan Civilization. Delhi: Oxford and IBH, pp. 301–307. R. ) (1998). Human Dental Development, Morphology, and Pathology: A Tribute to Albert A. Dahlberg.

A. Moorrees (1957) produced classic monographs on the dentitions of East Greenland Eskimos and Aleuts, r­espectively. These various authors, as well as the many referenced below, will be cited throughout this volume. The monographs already noted, plus significant journal articles on the Indians of Pecos Pueblo (Nelson 1938) and Texas Indians (Goldstein 1948), provided descrip­ tions of tooth size, morphology, dental pathologies, and crown wear. Comparative data were still limited. W. Leigh (1925) focused on the contrasts in dental health between tribes who lived in different environments and practiced diverse subsistence activities.

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