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Life histories at stone age Zvejnieki based on stable isotope profiles of tooth dentine

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The timing of infant weaning in the past is important for its implications for birth-spacing and infant survival, and hence for population maintenance or growth under different socio-economic regimes. Prior to the adoption of agriculture, breastfeeding is believed to have been more prolonged amongst hunter-gatherers due, at least partly, to the lack of suitable weaning foods that are available to agriculturalists. The introduction of pottery possibly also changed weaning patterns due to shift...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jasrep.2022.103496

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College; Wolfson College; Wolfson College; Wolfson College; Wolfson College; Wolfson College; Wolfson College; WOLFSON COLLEGE
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0000-0002-4444-766X
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Journal website
Volume:
44
Article number:
103496
Publication date:
2022-06-11
Acceptance date:
2022-05-25
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EISSN:
2352-409X
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English
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Pubs id:
1264192
Local pid:
pubs:1264192
Deposit date:
2022-06-20

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