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PulibSelected Publications

Newly Released
2010
2010

Books and Monographs

2005
Human Biologists in the Archives. Edited by D. A Herring and A.C. Swedlund. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Paperback edition.
2003
Human Biologists in the Archives. Edited by D. A. Herring and A.C. Swedlund. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 341 pp.
2002
Repertoires of TImekeeping in Anthropology. Special Issue. Current Anthropology 43: S1-S137. Edited by Andre Gingrich, Elinor Ochs, Alan Swedlund
Totah. Time and Rivers Flowing: Excavations in the La Plata Valley. Volume 5: Harmony and Discord: Bioarchaeology. Office of Archaeological Services, Museum of New Mexico. Archaeology Notes, 242. Debra Martin, Nancy Akins, Alan Goodman, Alan Swedlund. 280 pp.
1990
Disease in Populations in Transition: Anthropological and Epidmiological Perspectives. Edited by George Armelagos. Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey Publishers. 386 pp.

Chapters and Journal Articles

A plurality of practices: Order and dis-order in the treatment and classification of disease in New England, 1830-1910 (with Susan Hautaniemi Leonard and Alanna Rudzik). Prepared for submission.
Surveying a cultural "waist" land: some biological poetics and politics of the female body (third author; with Mary Orgel and Jacqueline Urla). In Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture, edited by S. McKinnon and S. Silverman. University of Chicago Press, pp. 132-156.
Measuring up to Barbie: Ideals of the feminine body in popular culture (with Jacqueline Urla). In Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective (4th edition), edited by Caroline Brettell and Carolyn Sargent. Prentice-Hall. This is a revision and reprint of Urla and Swedlund, 1995.
Gordon Creek Woman meets Spirit Cave Man: a response to comment by Owsley and Jantz (with Duane Anderson). American Antiquity 68 (1): 161-167.
The evolution of social behavior in the prehistoric American Southwest (second author; with G.J. Gumerman, A.C. Dean, J.S. Dean, and J.M. Epstein). Artificial Life 9(4): 435-444.
Scarlet fever epidemics of the nineteenth century: a case of evolved pathogenic virulence? (first author, with Alison Donta). In Human Biologists in the Archives: Demography, Health, Nutrition, and Genetics in Historical Populations, edited by D.A. Herring and A.C. Swedlund, pp. 159-177. Cambrigdge University Press.
Introduction. In Human Biologists in the Archives: Demography, Health, Nutrition, and Genetics in Historical Populations, edited by D.A. Herring and A.C. Swedlund, pp. 1-11. Cambridge University Press.
Population growth and collapse in a multiagent model of the Kayenta Anasazi in Long House Valley. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (Suppl. 3):7275-7279. R. Axtell, J. Epstein, J. Dean. G. Gumerman, A. Swedlund, J. Harburger, S. Chakravarty, R. Hammond, J. Parker, and M. Parker.
The evolution of social behavior in the prehistoric American Southwest. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Self-Organization and Evolution of Social Behavior. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, pp. 117-127. J. Dean, G. Gumerman, A. Swedlund, J. Epstein.
A View on the Science: Physical Anthropology at the Millennium. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 133:1-4.
Methods and validity of a panel study using record linkage: Matching death records to a geographic census sample in two Massachusetts towns (third author; with Susan Hautaniemi and Douglas Anderton). Historical Methods 33 (1):16-29.
The anthropometry of Barbie: Unsettling ideals of the feminine body in popular culture (with Jacqueline Urla). In Feminism and the Body, edited by Londa Schiebinger. Oxford University Press, pp. 397-428. Reprinted.
Understanding Anasazi culture change through agent-based modeling (by J. Dean, G. Gumerman, J. Epstein, R. Axtell, A. Swedlund, M. Parker, and S. McCarroll). In Agent-Based Modeling of Long-term Human Adaptive Systems, edited by T. Kohler and G. Gumerman. Oxford University PRess, pp. 179-205.
Gordon Creek Woman meets Kennewick Man: New interpretations and protocols regarding the peopling of the Americas (with Duane Anderson). American Antiquity 64(4): 569-576.
Mill town mortality: consequences of industrial growth in two nineteenth century New England Towns (with Susan Hautaneimi and Douglas Anderton) Social Science History 23 (1): 1-39.
Nature, nurture, and the determinants of infant and childhood mortality in Massachusetts (with Helen Ball). In Toward a New Biocultural Synthesis, edited by A. Goodman and T. Leatherman. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 191-228.
Poor women and bad mothers: Placing the blame for turn-of-the-century infant mortality (with Helen Ball). Northeast Anthropology 51: 31-52.
The anthropometry of Barbie: Unsettling ideals of the feminine body in popular culture (with Jacqueline Urla). In Deviant Bodies, edited by J. Terry and J. Urla. University of Indiana Press, pp. 277-313.
Studies in disruption: Demography and health in the prehistoric American Southwest. In Understanding Complexity in the Prehistoric Southwest, edited by G. Gumeran and M. Gell-Mann. Santa Fe Institute Studies in Complexity, XIV, pp. 55-89. Addison-Wesley Publishers.
The role of demography and health in the organization and evolution of prehistoric Southwestern society. In Understanding Complexity in the Prehistoric Southwest, edited by G. Gumeran and M. Gell-Mann. Santa Fe Institute Studies in Complexity, XIV, pp. 39-58. Addison-Wesley Publishers.
Historical surveys of population structure. In Anthropological Approaches to Biological Problems, edited by G. Lasker and N. Mascie-Taylor. Cambridge Unviersity Press, pp. 140-185.
Infant mortality in Massachusetts and the United States in the nineteenth centruy. In Disease in Populations in Transition, edited by A. Swedlund and G. Armelagos. Westport, MA: Bergin and Garvey, Publishers.
Introduction: Diseases of populations in transition. In Disease in Populations in Transition, edited by A. Swedlund and G. Armelagos. Westport, MA: Bergin and Garvey, Publishers.
Conclusion. In Disease in Populations in Transition, edited by A. Swedlund and G. Armelagos. Westport, MA: Bergin and Garvey, Publishers.