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Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation

Author: Katherine M Ramsland
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2008.
Series: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author traces the development from the thirteenth-century Chinese studies of decomposition rates to today's methods in criminal investigations documenting case after case as forensic pioneers refine methods in fingerprinting, poison detection, ballistics, and more.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine M Ramsland
ISBN: 9781410405180 1410405184
OCLC Number: 181079184
Description: 529 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Forensic firsts --
Changing shifts: from spies to investigators --
Order of the courts: judges and juries --
Outer man, inner man --
Anatomies of motive --
Voices of authority --
Sherlock's labs --
Standard procedure --
Murder and media --
Integrated investigating --
Practical science --
Shake-up in ident --
The future.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Responsibility: Katherine Ramsland.

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The author traces the development from the thirteenth-century Chinese studies of decomposition rates to today's methods in criminal investigations documenting case after case as forensic pioneers refine methods in fingerprinting, poison detection, ballistics, and more.

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