Publications in Anthropology

A Series of Occasional Publications Reflecting Research in Anthropology at the University of Kansas

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KU Publications in Anthropology
University of Kansas - Department of Anthropology
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  • An Analysis of the Human Skeletal Material from Burial Grounds in North Central Kansas. By Terrell W. Phenice.
    Publication Information: 1969. 70 pages. 4 plates.
  • The Leavenworth Site Cemetery: Archaeology and Physical Anthropology. By William M. Bass, David R. Evans, and Richard L. Jantz.
    Publication Information: 1971. 215 pages. 15 plates.
  • The Leavenworth Site: Archaeology of an Historic Arikara Community. By Richard A. Krause.
    Publication Information: 1972. 117 pages.
  • Le Malpas Rockshelter: A Study of Late Paleolithic Technology in its Environmental Setting. By Anta Montet-White, with chapters by Marie-Madeleine Paquereau, Richard A. Rogers, and Jean-Pierre Texier.
    Publication Information: Reprint edition. 1973. 135 pages.
  • An Anthology of Kongo Religion: Primary Texts from Lower Zaire. By John M. Janzen and Wyatt MacGaffey.
    Publication Information: Reprint edition. 1974. 163 pages. LC 74-620186.
  • The Art of the Festival: As Exemplified by the Fiesta to the Patroness of Otuzco: La Virgen de la Puerta. By Robert J. Smith.
    Publication Information: Reprint edition. 1975. 150 pages. LC 75-620186.
  • The Tlaxcaltecans: Ethnohistory, Demography, Morphology and Genetics. Edited by Michael H. Crawford.
    Publication Information: 1976. 208 pages. LC 76-45144.
  • Hopewellian Archaeology in the Lower Missouri River Valley. Edited by Alfred E. Johnson.
    Publication Information: 1976. 144 pages. LC 76-620074.
  • The Talking Crow Site: A Multi-Component Earthlodge Village in the Big Bend Region, South Dakota. By Carlyle Shreeve Smith.
    Publication Information: 1977. 192 pages. 23 plates. LC 78-620011.
  • The Evolution of the Dentition in Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic Europe. By David W. Frayer.
    Publication Information: Reprint edition. 1978. 201 pages.
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  • Culture Spaces in Everyday Life: An Anthropology of Common Sense Knowledge. By Akira Y. Yamamoto.
    Publication Information: 1979. 137 pages. LC 79-620029.
  • Archaic Prehistory on the Prairie-Plains Border. Edited by Alfred E. Johnson.
    Publication Information: 1980. 134 pages. ISBN 0-938332-10-4.
  • Human Problems in Computerized Medicine. By Henry P. Lundsgaarde, Pamela J. Fischer and David J. Steele.
    Publication Information: 1981. 213 pages. ISBN 0-938332-11-2.
  • Studies in Symbolism and Cultural Communication. Edited by Allan Hanson.
    Publication Information: 1982. 109 pages. ISBN 0-938332-12-0.
  • Nebo Hill and Late Archaic Prehistory on the Southern Prairie Peninsula. By Kenneth C. Reid.
    Publication Information: 1984. 133 pages. ISBN 0-938332-13-9.
  • Prehistoric Agriculture in the Central Plains. By Mary J. Adair.
    Publication Information: 1988. 145 pages. ISBN 0-938332-14-7.
  • The Folk: Identity, Landscapes and Lores. Edited by Robert J. Smith and Jerry Stannard.
    Publication Information: 1989. 254 pages. ISBN 0-938332-15-5.
  • Mechanisms of Human Dental Reduction: A Case Study from Post-Pleistocene Nubia. By James M. Calcagno.
    Publication Information: 1989. 124 pages. ISBN 0-938332-16-3.
  • Raw Material Economies Among Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers. Edited by Anta Montet-White and Steven Holen.
    Publication Information: 1991. 415 pages. ISBN 0-938332-17-1.
  • Do I Still Have a Life? Voices from the Aftermath of War in Rwanda and Burundi. By John Janzen and Reinhild Kauenhoven Janzen.
    Publication Information: 2000. ISBN 0-938332-20-1.
  • Different Seasons. Biological Aging in Midwestern Mennonites. Edited by Michael H. Crawford. 2000.
    Publication Information: 200 pages. ISBN 0-938332-21-X.
  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Mammoth Site Studies. Edited by Dixie West.
    Publication Information: 2001. 190 pages. ISBN 0-938332-22-8.
  • Tales From a Forgotten Place. By Bismark Ranguy Sr. & Kathryn Staiano-Ross.
    Publication Information: 2003. 184 pages. ISBN 0-938332-23-6.
  • A Carved Loango Tusk: Local Images and Global Connections. Edited by John M. Janzen.
    Publication Information: 2009. 69 pages. ISBN 0-938332-24-2.
  • Exploring Variability in Early Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways. Edited by Stance Hurst and Jack L. Hofman.
    Publication Information: 2010. 178 pgs. ISBN 0-938332-25-2.
  • Medical Anthropology in Global Africa. Edited by Kathryn Rhine, John M. Janzen, Glenn Adams, and Heather Aldersey.
    Publication Information: 2014. 180 pgs. ISBN 0-938332-26-0.