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The Resource Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, edited by Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker

Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, edited by Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker

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Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology
Title
Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology
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edited by Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker
Title variation
Forensic anthropology and archaeology
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "With contributions from 70 experienced practitioners from around the world, this second edition of the authoritative Handbook of Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology provides a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. The book weaves together the discipline's historical development; current field methods for analyzing crime, natural disasters, and human atrocities; an array of laboratory techniques; key case studies involving legal, professional, and ethical issues; and ideas about the future of forensic work--all from a global perspective. This fully revised second edition -provides an updated perspective of the disciplines of forensic archaeology and anthropology; -expands the geographic representation of the first edition by including chapters from practitioners in South Africa and Colombia; -adds exciting new chapters on the International Commission on Missing Persons and on forensic work being done to identify victims of the Battle of Fromelles during World War I"--
  • "Over the last 10 years, interest in the disciplines of forensic anthropology and archaeology has exploded. In order to provide archaeologists and their students with a reliable understanding of these disciplines, this authoritative volume draws contributions from fifty experienced practitioners from around the world to offer a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. Over 40 chapters weave together historical development, current field methods in analyzing crime, natural disasters and human atrocities, an array of laboratory techniques, key case studies, legal, professional, and ethical issues, and promising future directions, all from a global perspective. This volume will be the benchmark for the understanding of anthropological and archaeological forensics for years to come. This Handbook is sponsored by World Archaeological Congress"--
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GN69.8
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.H34 2016
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non fiction
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  • Blau, S.
  • Ubelaker, Douglas H.
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World Archaeological Congress research handbooks in archaeology
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  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic archaeology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic archaeology
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  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic archaeology
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Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, edited by Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker
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  • First edition: Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, ©2009
  • Series numbering inferred from list of individual titles on series title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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Contents
1. Forensic anthropology and archaeology : moving forward / Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker -- Part I. History of the disciplines. 2. Forensic anthropology and archaeology in the United Kingdom : are we nearly there yet? / Gaille MacKinnon and Karl Harrison ; 3. Forensic anthropology and archaeology : perspectives from Italy / Cristina Cattaneo, Daniele Gibeli, and Dominic Salsarola ; 4. Forensic anthropology : perspectives from France / Tania Delabarde and Eric Baccino ; 5. A history of forensic anthropology in Spain / José L. Prieto ; 6. The application of forensic anthropology to the investigation of cases of political violence : perspectives from South America / Luis Fondebrider ; 7. The origin and development of forensic anthropology and archaeology in Colombia / Angélica Guzmán and César Sanabria Medina ; 8. Historical development of forensic anthropology : perspectives from the United States / Douglas H. Ubelaker ; 9. Forensic anthropology : Canadian content and contributions / Mark Skinner and Kristina Bowie ; 10. The development and current state of forensic anthropology : an Australian perspective / Denise Donlon ; 11. Historical perspectives of forensic anthropology in Indonesia / Etty Indriati ; 12. Forensic anthropology as practiced in South Africa / Maryna Steyn, Ericka N. L'Abbé, and Jolandie Myburgh -- Part II. Forensic archaeology. 13. The search and detection of human remains / Thomas D. Holland and Samuel V. Connell ; 14. Excavation and recovery in forensic archaeological investigations / Paul N. Cheetham and Ian Hanson -- Part III. Forensic anthropology. 15. Differentiating human from non-human skeletal remains / Dawn M. Mulhern ; 16. Dating of anthropological skeletal remains of forensic interest / Shari Forbes and Kimberley Nugent ; 17. Analysis of commingled human remains / John E. Byrd and Bradley J. Adams ; 18. The assessment of ancestry and the concept of race / Norman J. Sauer, Jane C. Wankmiller, and Joseph T. Hefner ; 19. Anthropological estimation of sex / Samantha K. Rowbotham ; 20. Skeletal age estimation / Tracy L. Rogers ; 21. Histological age estimation / Christian M. Crowder, Jarred T. Heinrich, and Victoria M. Dominguez ; 22. Stature estimation / P. Willey ; 23. Antemortem trauma / Eugénia Cunha and João Pinheiro ; 24. Perimortem trauma / Louise Loe ; 25. Forensic taphonomy / Stephen P. Nawrocki ; 26. Burned human remains / Tim Thompson and Priscilla F. Ulguim ; 27. Craniofacial identification : techniques of facial approximation and craniofacial superimposition / Carl N. Stephan and Peter Claes ; 28. Biomolecular applications / Lori Baker ; 29. Forensic odontology / John Clement -- Part IV. The crime and disaster scene : case studies in forensic archaeology and anthropology. 30. Investigative and legal aspects of a U.S. Federal death penalty case / Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, William Basler, Michael J. Hochrein, Dennis F. Klein, and Julia C. Goodin ; 31. Domestic homicide investigations in the United Kingdom / John Hunter ; 32. Forensic anthropology in disaster response / Paul Sledzik and Amy Z. Mundorff ; 33. Medico-legal investigation of atrocities committed during the Solomon Islands "ethnic tensions" / Melanie Archer and Malcolm J. Dodd ; 34. Disaster anthropology : the 2004 Asian tsunami / Sue Black ; 35. The role of the anthropologist in disaster victim identification : case studies from the 2002 and 2004 terrorist attacks in Bali, Indonesia / Alanah M. Buck and Christopher A. Briggs ; 36. Dealing with human remains from recent conflict : mass grave excavations and human identification in a sensitive political context / Marija Djurić ; 37. Forensic investigations in Guatemala : the continuing search for truth, justice, and the missing two decades after the peace accords / Caroline Barker, Ambika Flavel, and Claudia Rivera Fernández ; 38. Continuing challenges for forensic archaeology and anthropology in Iraq / Derek Congram, Jon Sterenberg, and Oran Finnegan ; 39. Fromelles : forensic archaeology and anthropology in identification / Margaret Cox, Louise Loe, and Peter Jones -- Part V. The professional forensic archaeologist and the forensic anthropologist. 40. More than just bare bones : ethical considerations for forensic anthropologists / Soren Blau ; 41. How to do forensic anthropology under the auspices of the United Nations and other large organizations / Richard Wright and Ian Hanson ; 42. Contribution of quantitative methods in forensic anthropology : a new era / Ann H. Ross and Erin H. Kimmerle ; 43. The expert witness and the court of law / Maciej Henneberg ; 44. Legal aspects of identification / David Ranson ; 45. The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) and the application of forensic archaeology and anthropology to identifying the missing / Ian Hanson, Matthew Holliday, Kevin Sullivan, Kathryne Bomberger, and Thomas J. Parsons ; 46. Conclusion: International perspectives on issues in forensic anthropology / Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker
Control code
934797027
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xli, 696 pages
Isbn
9781629583853
Lccn
2016000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026455327
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)934797027
Label
Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, edited by Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First edition: Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, ©2009
  • Series numbering inferred from list of individual titles on series title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. Forensic anthropology and archaeology : moving forward / Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker -- Part I. History of the disciplines. 2. Forensic anthropology and archaeology in the United Kingdom : are we nearly there yet? / Gaille MacKinnon and Karl Harrison ; 3. Forensic anthropology and archaeology : perspectives from Italy / Cristina Cattaneo, Daniele Gibeli, and Dominic Salsarola ; 4. Forensic anthropology : perspectives from France / Tania Delabarde and Eric Baccino ; 5. A history of forensic anthropology in Spain / José L. Prieto ; 6. The application of forensic anthropology to the investigation of cases of political violence : perspectives from South America / Luis Fondebrider ; 7. The origin and development of forensic anthropology and archaeology in Colombia / Angélica Guzmán and César Sanabria Medina ; 8. Historical development of forensic anthropology : perspectives from the United States / Douglas H. Ubelaker ; 9. Forensic anthropology : Canadian content and contributions / Mark Skinner and Kristina Bowie ; 10. The development and current state of forensic anthropology : an Australian perspective / Denise Donlon ; 11. Historical perspectives of forensic anthropology in Indonesia / Etty Indriati ; 12. Forensic anthropology as practiced in South Africa / Maryna Steyn, Ericka N. L'Abbé, and Jolandie Myburgh -- Part II. Forensic archaeology. 13. The search and detection of human remains / Thomas D. Holland and Samuel V. Connell ; 14. Excavation and recovery in forensic archaeological investigations / Paul N. Cheetham and Ian Hanson -- Part III. Forensic anthropology. 15. Differentiating human from non-human skeletal remains / Dawn M. Mulhern ; 16. Dating of anthropological skeletal remains of forensic interest / Shari Forbes and Kimberley Nugent ; 17. Analysis of commingled human remains / John E. Byrd and Bradley J. Adams ; 18. The assessment of ancestry and the concept of race / Norman J. Sauer, Jane C. Wankmiller, and Joseph T. Hefner ; 19. Anthropological estimation of sex / Samantha K. Rowbotham ; 20. Skeletal age estimation / Tracy L. Rogers ; 21. Histological age estimation / Christian M. Crowder, Jarred T. Heinrich, and Victoria M. Dominguez ; 22. Stature estimation / P. Willey ; 23. Antemortem trauma / Eugénia Cunha and João Pinheiro ; 24. Perimortem trauma / Louise Loe ; 25. Forensic taphonomy / Stephen P. Nawrocki ; 26. Burned human remains / Tim Thompson and Priscilla F. Ulguim ; 27. Craniofacial identification : techniques of facial approximation and craniofacial superimposition / Carl N. Stephan and Peter Claes ; 28. Biomolecular applications / Lori Baker ; 29. Forensic odontology / John Clement -- Part IV. The crime and disaster scene : case studies in forensic archaeology and anthropology. 30. Investigative and legal aspects of a U.S. Federal death penalty case / Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, William Basler, Michael J. Hochrein, Dennis F. Klein, and Julia C. Goodin ; 31. Domestic homicide investigations in the United Kingdom / John Hunter ; 32. Forensic anthropology in disaster response / Paul Sledzik and Amy Z. Mundorff ; 33. Medico-legal investigation of atrocities committed during the Solomon Islands "ethnic tensions" / Melanie Archer and Malcolm J. Dodd ; 34. Disaster anthropology : the 2004 Asian tsunami / Sue Black ; 35. The role of the anthropologist in disaster victim identification : case studies from the 2002 and 2004 terrorist attacks in Bali, Indonesia / Alanah M. Buck and Christopher A. Briggs ; 36. Dealing with human remains from recent conflict : mass grave excavations and human identification in a sensitive political context / Marija Djurić ; 37. Forensic investigations in Guatemala : the continuing search for truth, justice, and the missing two decades after the peace accords / Caroline Barker, Ambika Flavel, and Claudia Rivera Fernández ; 38. Continuing challenges for forensic archaeology and anthropology in Iraq / Derek Congram, Jon Sterenberg, and Oran Finnegan ; 39. Fromelles : forensic archaeology and anthropology in identification / Margaret Cox, Louise Loe, and Peter Jones -- Part V. The professional forensic archaeologist and the forensic anthropologist. 40. More than just bare bones : ethical considerations for forensic anthropologists / Soren Blau ; 41. How to do forensic anthropology under the auspices of the United Nations and other large organizations / Richard Wright and Ian Hanson ; 42. Contribution of quantitative methods in forensic anthropology : a new era / Ann H. Ross and Erin H. Kimmerle ; 43. The expert witness and the court of law / Maciej Henneberg ; 44. Legal aspects of identification / David Ranson ; 45. The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) and the application of forensic archaeology and anthropology to identifying the missing / Ian Hanson, Matthew Holliday, Kevin Sullivan, Kathryne Bomberger, and Thomas J. Parsons ; 46. Conclusion: International perspectives on issues in forensic anthropology / Soren Blau and Douglas H. Ubelaker
Control code
934797027
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xli, 696 pages
Isbn
9781629583853
Lccn
2016000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026455327
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)934797027

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