Isotope bioarchaeology in historical archaeology

Kate Britton, Eric Guiry

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This chapter provides an introduction to the application of isotope bioarchaeological approaches to the historical period, and a discussion of the role of isotope bioarchaeology within historical archaeology. It includes background information on isotope systematics, key case studies and applications, and a commentary on possible future directions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology
EditorsCharles Orser, Andrés Zarankin, Pedro Paulo Funari, Susan Lawrence, James Symonds
ISBN (Print)9781315202846
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

We would like thank the editors for inviting us to contribute to this volume, and also JeffOliver (Aberdeen) for comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.


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