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Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology

Edited by: Soren Blau , Douglas H. Ubelaker

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  July  2016

Print ISBN: 9781629583846
eBook ISBN: 9781315528939
Adobe ISBN: 9781315528922

10.4324/9781315528939
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With contributions from 70 experienced practitioners from around the world, this second edition of the authoritative Handbook of Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology provides a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. The book weaves together the discipline’s historical development; current field methods for analyzing crime, natural disasters, and human atrocities; an array of laboratory techniques; key case studies involving legal, professional, and ethical issues; and ideas about the future of forensic work--all from a global perspective. This fully revised second edition expands the geographic representation of the first edition by including chapters from practitioners in South Africa and Colombia, and adds exciting new chapters on the International Commission on Missing Persons and on forensic work being done to identify victims of the Battle of Fromelles during World War I. The Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology provides an updated perspective of the disciplines of forensic archaeology and anthropology.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology in the United Kingdom Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Forensic Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A History of Forensic Anthropology in Spain Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Application of Forensic Anthropology to the Investigation of Cases of Political Violence Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Origin and Development of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology in Colombia Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Historical Development of Forensic Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Forensic Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Development and Current State of Forensic Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Historical Perspectives on Forensic Anthropology in Indonesia Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Forensic Anthropology as Practiced in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Search for and Detection of Human Remains Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Excavation and Recovery in Forensic Archaeological Investigations Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Differentiating Human from Nonhuman Skeletal Remains Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Dating of Anthropological Skeletal Remains of Forensic Interest Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Analysis of Commingled Human Remains Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The Assessment of Ancestry and the Concept of Race Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Anthropological Estimation of Sex Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Skeletal Age Estimation Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Histological Age Estimation Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Stature Estimation Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Antemortem Trauma Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Perimortem Trauma Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Forensic Taphonomy Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Burned Human Remains Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Craniofacial Identification Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Biomolecular Applications Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Forensic Odontology Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Investigative and Legal Aspects of a U.S. Federal Death Penalty Case Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Domestic Homicide Investigations in the United Kingdom Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Forensic Anthropology in Disaster Response Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Medico-Legal Investigation of Atrocities Committed during the Solomon Islands "Ethnic Tensions" Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Disaster Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Role of the Anthropologist in Disaster Victim Identification Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Dealing with Human Remains from Recent Conflict Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Forensic Investigations in Guatemala Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Continuing Challenges for Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology in Iraq Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Fromelles Download PDF
Chapter  40:  More Than Just Bare Bones Download PDF
Chapter  41:  How to Do Forensic Archaeology under the Auspices of the United Nations and Other Large Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Contribution of Quantitative Methods in Forensic Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  43:  The Expert Witness and the Court of Law Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Legal Aspects of Identification Download PDF
Chapter  45:  The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) and the Application of Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology to Identifying the Missing Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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