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HANDBOOK OF FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY Soren Blau

HANDBOOK OF FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

Soren Blau

Published February 15th 2009
ISBN : 9781598740745
Hardcover
534 pages
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Over the last 10 years interest in the disciplines of forensic anthropology and archaeology has exploded. In order to provide archaeologists and their students with a reliable understanding of these disciplines, this authoritative volume drawsMoreOver the last 10 years interest in the disciplines of forensic anthropology and archaeology has exploded. In order to provide archaeologists and their students with a reliable understanding of these disciplines, this authoritative volume draws contributions from fifty experienced practitioners from around the world to offer a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. Over 40 chapters weave together historical development, current field methods in analyzing crime, natural disasters and human atrocities, an array of laboratory techniques, key case studies, legal, professional, and ethical issues, and promising future directions, all from a global perspective. This volume will be the benchmark for the understanding of anthropological and archaeological forensics for years to come.