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Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, Minn., p.144 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr GN69.8 .W35 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8491724

Keywords:

American Library Association Best Books for YA 2010, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 01/2010, Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)--Antiquities, Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)--Antiquities--Juvenile literature, Chesapeake Bay Region--Antiquities, Forensic anthropology, Forensic anthropology--Juvenile literature, Forensic osteology, Forensic osteology--Juvenile literature, Human remains (Archaeology)--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.), Human remains (Archaeology)--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)--Juvenile literature, Human remains (Archaeology)--Virginia--Jamestown, Human remains (Archaeology)--Virginia--Jamestown--Juvenile literature, Jamestown (Va.)--Antiquities, Jamestown (Va.)--Antiquities--Juvenile literature, School Library Journal Best Books 2009

Abstract:

Contents: A grave mystery -- Who were you? -- Out of the grave -- The captain -- The body in the basement -- The luxury of lead -- The lead-coffin people -- Expect the unexpected -- Remember me.; Summary: This book reports on the work of forensic scientists who are excavating grave sites in James Fort, in Jamestown, Virginia, to understand the people who lived in the Chesapeake Bay area in the 1600s and 1700s.

Notes:

general nonfiction