Browsing University of Missouri-Columbia by Thesis Department "Anthropology"
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(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)This dissertation investigated "alloparenting" -- the provision of child care and other supports to children by people other than their parents -- in two societies. The first project involved analyses of Canadian child ...
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(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)Knowledge and property are both inheritable from parents to children, and who receives the inheritance is influential in deciding which children maintain or advance in social class in societies where social mobility exists. ...
Using relative dating and seriation to identify trends in Northeastern Missouri late woodland period pottery decoration (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)This thesis uses correspondence analysis and vessel wall-thickness time trends to investigate the type and location of decoration on the lips of pottery cooking vessels from Late Woodland period (A.D. 450 to 900) sites in ...