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Dirkmaat, Dennis

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

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A Companion to Forensic Anthropology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and experts.

  • Presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology available, with chapters by a wide range of renowned international scholars and experts
  • Highlights the latest advances in forensic anthropology research, as well as the most effective practices and techniques used by professional forensic anthropologists in the field
  • Illustrates the development of skeletal biological profiles and offers important new evidence on statistical validation of these analytical methods.
  • Evaluates the goals and methods of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies and fatal fire scenes, and recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes and mass grave excavation.

Keywords: Biological Anthropology, osteology bioarchaeology physical crime DNA taphonomy medical trauma human remains biology law

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Page amount
600 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118255407
Printed ISBN
9781405191234

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