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Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat. Table of contents. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Forensic investigators will of course find this text of use in their 'forensic education'. I would recommend that anyone studying forensic science courses read this book, and contemplate how the principles can be applied They are the leaders in their fields.
The subjects are covered extensively, the discussions of actual cases are handled without undue "war storying," and the field of forensic taphonomy receives its first extensive and in-depth treatment. The volume will surely stand the test of time and will be a ready resource for a variety of professionals whose dealings are with the dead. Milroy, Reviews Read more You may have already requested this item.
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Topics include: Method and theory in forensic taphonomy; Archaeological methods and techniques; Chemical aspects of decomposition; Decay and mummification; Degradation of DNA and other organic remains; Degradation of trace evidence; Decomposition rates in terrestrial and marine contexts; Frozen and soft tissue preservation; Gross and microscopic postmortem changes in bone tissue; Fire modification of bone; Taphonomic aspects of bone density; Scavenging by canids, rodents, and marine organisms; Postmortem insect succession and insect artifacts; Autopsied and embalmed human remains in varied contexts; Detection and analysis of deliberate burials; Fluvial transport of human remains.
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This title explains these links. It covers such topics as archaeological methods and techniques and chemical aspects of decomposition. Reviews Editorial reviews. Publisher Synopsis "The contents of this volume are certainly appealing to those studying and practicing forensic pathology, with suggestions for further study.
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Similar Items Related Subjects: 10 Forensic taphonomy. Forensic Anthropology. Stoffelijke resten. Gerechtelijke technologie. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Remember me on this computer. Cancel Forgot your password? Print book : English View all editions and formats. Links have recently been established between the study of death assemblages by archaeologists and paleontologists taphonomy and the application of physical anthropology concepts to the medicolegal investigation of death forensic anthropology.
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In , victims were discovered in mass graves in the Katyn Forrest, after the Germans had overrun Soviet territory. The Polish government in exile demanded a commission to investigate, and an international team of forensic investigators under German authority examined the victims. This investigation placed the blame on the Soviet regime. Stalin dismissed this as propaganda. A Soviet investigation the next year blamed the Nazis and the Soviet regime tried unsuccessfully to include the Katyn massacres on the Nuremberg indictments. Only 50 years later did the Soviets admit responsibility.