Forensic Anthropology Training Manual

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Social Science - 282 pages
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This new book focuses on the challenges and responsibilities of the forensic scientist, the multidisciplinary nature of the work, and the international potential for the forensic sciences. An excellent introduction to the realities of the profession of forensic scientist. Trains in the description and analysis of human skeletal and dental remains. Offers a well-illustrated approach to osteology training, including: a concentration on vocabulary-building, the use of case studies, and a structured approach to skeletal analysis and report-writing. An excellent text for those considering the field of forensic science.

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Contents

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
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PARTI SKELETAL ANATOMY
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Cranium Mandible and Hyoid
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About the author (1999)

Dr. Karen Ramey Burns is a consulting forensic anthropologist specializing in human identification from bones. Based at the University of Georgia, Dr. Burns has worked at crime scenes, mass murder sites, cemeteries, and disaster scenes on five continents. She resides in Athens, Georgia.

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