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A companion to forensic anthropology / edited by Dennis Dirkmaat.

Contributor(s): Dirkmaat, DennisMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to anthropology ; 10Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, c2012Description: xxxvi, 716 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781405191234 (hardback)Subject(s): Forensic anthropology | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / PhysicalDDC classification: 599.9 LOC classification: GN69.8 | .C659 2012Other classification: SOC002020 Online resources: cover image Summary: "A Companion to Forensic Anthropology explores the latest theoretical and methodological work in the field, and includes thorough and up-to-date bibliographies. A wide range of international experts provide a comprehensive assessment of the field of forensic anthropology. The Companion details how forensic professionals determine skeletal biological profiles and explores important new work on statistical validation of forensic analytical methods. The contributors explain the methods and techniques of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies, and fatal fire scenes. The Companion also offers new perspectives on facial reconstruction, recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes; mass grave excavation, and human rights goals and practices throughout the world"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"A Companion to Forensic Anthropology explores the latest theoretical and methodological work in the field, and includes thorough and up-to-date bibliographies. A wide range of international experts provide a comprehensive assessment of the field of forensic anthropology. The Companion details how forensic professionals determine skeletal biological profiles and explores important new work on statistical validation of forensic analytical methods. The contributors explain the methods and techniques of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies, and fatal fire scenes. The Companion also offers new perspectives on facial reconstruction, recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes; mass grave excavation, and human rights goals and practices throughout the world"--

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