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Advances in forensic taphonomy : method, theory, and archaeological perspectives

Author: William D Haglund; Marcella H Sorg
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2002.
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Illustrated with photographs, maps, and other images, this book offers modern techniques for obtaining clues from postmortem evidence. It examines techniques in recovery and analysis, coverage of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Haglund; Marcella H Sorg
ISBN: 0849311896 9780849311895
OCLC Number: 318390175
Description: xxxii, 507 p. : il., mapas ; 27 cm
Contents: PrefaceThe EditorsThe ContributorsAcknowledgmentsMultidisciplinary ForewordsForeword from Pathology, Donald ReayForeword from Paleontology, R. Lee LymanForeword from Archaeology: A Pilgrim in Forensic Archaeology - A Personal View, J.R. Hunter Theoretical PerspectivesAdvancing Forensic Taphonomy: Purpose, Theory, and Practice, Editors Is Forensic Taphonomy Scientific? Jon NordbyThe Biogeographic Context An Autopsy of the Grave: Recognizing, Collecting, and Preserving Forensic Goetaphonomic Evidence, Michael Hochrein Forensics, Archaeology, and Taphonomy: The Symbiotic Relationship, Julie Saul and Frank SaulPosition of Skeletal Remains as a Key to Understanding Mortuary Behavior, Mirjana RoksandicTaphonomic and Forensic Aspects of Bog Bodies, Don Brothwell and Heather Gill-RobinsonThe Effect of Cultivation on Buried Human Remains, William D. Haglund, Melissa Connor, and Douglas Scott Detection and Recovery of Abducted and Murdered Children: Behavioral and Taphonomic Influences, Robert Morton and Wayne LordInsects Associated with the Body: Their Use and Analysis, Gail Anderson and Valerie CervenkaHuman Remains in Water Environments, William D. Haglund and Marcella H. SorgFloating Remains on Pacific Northwest Waters, Curtis Ebbesmeyer and William HaglundMass Fatalities and Mass GravesRecent Mass Graves, An Introduction, William D. HaglundTaphonomy of a Karstic Cave Execution Site at Hrgar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Tal SimmonsMass Graves and the Collection of Forensic Evidence: Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity, Stefan SchmittPostburial Disturbance of Graves in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mark Skinner, Heather York, and Melissa ConnorCannibalism or Violent Death Alone? Human Remains at a Small Anasazi Site, Sally Graver, Kristin Sobolik, and John WhittakerDamnum Fatale: The Taphonomic Fate of Human Remains in Mass Disasters, Paul Sledzik and William Rodriguez IIIApproaches to the Study of Commingling in Human Skeletal Biology, Douglas UbelakerModification of Bone, Soft Tissue, and Associated MaterialsDetecting the Postburial Fragmentation of Carpals, Tarsals, and Phalanges, Christyann Darwent and R. Lee LymanDegradation of Clothing and Other Dress Materials Associated with Buried Bodies of Both Archaeological and Forensic Interest, R.C. Janaway Taphonomic Context of Sharp-Force Trauma in Suspected Cases of Human Mutilation and Dismemberment, Steven A. Symes et. aliaA Critical Look at Methods for Recovering, Evaluating, and Interpreting Cremated Human Remains, Pamela Correia and Owen BeattieRecovery and Interpretation of the Fatal Fire Victim: The Role of Forensic Anthropology, Dennis DirkmaatThe Use of DNA in the Identification of Postmortem Remains, Michelle Harvey and Mary-Claire KingDisarticulation Pattern and Tooth Mark Artifacts Associated with Pig Scavenging of Human Remains: A Case Study, Hugh BerrymanIndex
Other Titles: Forensic taphonomy
Responsibility: edited by William D. Haglund, Marcella H. Sorg.


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