By Lorna Tilley
This publication offers the 1st accomplished advent to, and rationalization of, the idea and perform of the ‘bioarchaeology of care’, an unique, absolutely theorised and contextualised case study-based method designed to spot and interpret instances of care provision in prehistory. The utilized technique contains 4 phases of research, each one construction at the content material of the previous one(s), which offer the framework for this strategy. idea and perform within the Bioarchaeology of Care is the first resource of knowledge in this new technique and serves as a handbook for its implementation. It elaborates the principles on which the bioarchaeology of care is developed; it leads the reader during the technique; and it presents 3 distinct examples of prehistoric caregiving which illustrate how bioarchaeology of care research has the ability to bare facets of earlier staff and person id and lifeways which would another way have remained unknown.