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Faces from the past : forgotten people of North America

Author: James M Deem
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2012.
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Combining sensitivity and solid scientific style, Deem reveals the history of the science of facial reconstruction, as well as the forgotten lives and the faces of the dead, to contemporary generations so that at last their stories can be told.
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Genre/Form: North America
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Deem
ISBN: 9780547370248 0547370245
OCLC Number: 772099751
Target Audience: Middle School
Description: 154 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The man from Spirit Cave --
Making faces from the past --
Forgotten people of North America --
Amoroleck's ancestors (circa 1000-1400) --
A stranded sailor from France (1686) --
Pearl from Colonial New York (1742) --
The forgotten burying ground at Schuyler Flatts (circa 1750-1790) --
A Mexican soldier from San Jacinto (1836) --
The people of the almshouse cemetery (1826-1926) --
Thomas Smith, buffalo soldier (1865) --
Six Chinese miners from Wyoming (circa 1881) --
Afterword.
Responsibility: by James M. Deem.

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Combining sensitivity and solid scientific style, Deem reveals the history of the science of facial reconstruction, as well as the forgotten lives and the faces of the dead, to contemporary generations so that at last their stories can be told.

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