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Fundamentals of forensic anthropology

Author: Linda L Klepinger
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, ©2006.
Series: Foundations of human biology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Fundamentals of Forensic Anthropology is the first forensic anthropology textbook to be published in the last twenty years. With a focus on the last ten million years of human history, it draws upon fossil records to shed light on key scientific issues, principles, methods, and history in paleonanthropology.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klepinger, Linda L.
Fundamentals of forensic anthropology.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, ©2006
(DLC) 2005058368
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda L Klepinger
ISBN: 0471210064 9780471210061 0470007729 9780470007723 0470007710 9780470007716 9781280517228 1280517220
OCLC Number: 85821064
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 185 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The role of forensic anthropology in historical context --
Initial assessments of skeletal remains --
Assignment of sex --
Age estimation --
Deciphering ancestral background --
Stature estimation --
Skeletal markers of activity and life history --
Trauma --
The postmortem period --
Professionalism, ethics, and the expert witness --
Genetics and DNA.
Series Title: Foundations of human biology.
Responsibility: Linda L. Klepinger.
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An essential foundation for the practice of forensic anthropology This text is the first of its level written in more than twenty years. It serves as a summary and guide to the core material that  Read more...


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