Illustrated thoroughly, Biomolecular Archaeology
is the first book to clearly guide students through the study of ancient DNA: how to analyze biomolecular evidence (DNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates) to address important archaeological questions.
- The first book to address the scope and methods of this new cross-disciplinary area of research for archaeologists
- Offers a completely up-to-date overview of the latest research in this innovative subject
- Guides students who wish to become biomolecular archaeologists through the complexities of both the scientific methods and archaeological goals.
- Provides an essential component to undergraduate and graduate archaeological research
Keywords: Ancient DNA, lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, isotope analysis, , biomolecules, human remains