• Volume I
About the Editors vii
Alphabetical List of Entries xix
Thematic List of Entries xxv
International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology A–? 1
• Volume II
International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology ?–? 000
• Volume III
International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology ?–Z 000
The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology features over 450 entries contributed by an international team of scholars, and presents an extensive and invaluable survey of this fascinating field.
• Represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference relating to biological anthropology
• Features more than 450 entries covering topics ranging from ongoing human evolution, paleoanthropology, and non-human primates to paleopathology, forensic anthropology, and bioarchaeology
• Includes interdisciplinary coverage of primatology, human biology, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, anthropological genetics, and the history of biological anthropology
An indispensable resource for undergraduate students and scholars engaged in the study and practice of biological anthropology and interrelated fields and disciplines. This work is also available as an online resource at: www.encyclopediaofbiologicalanthropology.com.
WENDA TREVATHAN is Regents Professor Emerita of Anthropology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA, where she has taught for thirty years. She is a biological anthropologist whose research focuses on the evolutionary and biocultural factors underlying human reproduction including childbirth, maternal behavior, sexuality, and menopause. Her primary publications are works on the evolution of childbirth and evolutionary medicine and include Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health, and Human Birth: An Evolutionary Perspective. For the past twenty years, she has also co-authored two major textbooks in biological anthropology.