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Birth order and gender : differential parental investment in Medieval England and France in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
This dissertation addresses the question: will parents invest differently in their children based on gender and birth order? Using parental investment theory and four major sets of outcome variables--child survival, parental ...
Paleoethnobotany of Buena Vista: a case study of ritual feasting in late Preceramic Peru
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
. The primary goal of this work is to evaluate the evidence for feasting at a Late Preceramic site. The identification of feasting activities provides a way of examining the social practices, ritual and political, of the people who built Buena Vista...
Middle and late woodland period cultural transmission, residential mobility, and aggregation in the deep South
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This research attempts to reconstruct the extent of prehistoric human interaction within the lower Chattahoochee-Apalachicola River valley and neighboring Gulf Coast for the period spanning 200 B.C. to A.D. 1000. Using ...
A comparison of Nebo Hill and Sedalia points
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Classification of Nebo Hill and Sedalia points as separate types has been the subject of debate among archaeologists. Some argue that identification of two point types is erroneous and there is only one type with a wide ...