Dental Wear in Evolutionary and Biocultural Contexts
  • Release Date : 24 September 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Law
  • Pages : 290 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128156001
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Download or read book entitled Dental Wear in Evolutionary and Biocultural Contexts by author: Christopher W. Schmidt which was release on 24 September 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 290 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Dental Wear in Evolutionary and Biocultural Contexts provides a single source for disseminating the current state-of-the-art research regarding dental wear across a variety of hominoid species under a number of temporal and spatial contexts. The volume begins with a brief introductory chapter addressing the general history, understandings and approaches to the study of dental wear. Remaining chapters cover dental macrowear and dental microwear. Students and professionals in anthropology, specifically paleoanthropologists, bioarcheologists, archaeologists, and primatologists will find this book to be a valuable resource. In addition, it is a helpful guide for dentists and other dental professionals interested in dental function. Covers a wide range of topics, including method and theory, macrowear and microwear in primates, and fossil hominins Highlights several recent technological innovations, including occlusal fingerprinting, considerations of enamel mechanical properties, and microwear texture Includes case studies from archaeological populations