Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory, and Archaeological Perspectives

Front Cover
William D. Haglund, Marcella H. Sorg
CRC Press, Jul 30, 2001 - Law - 544 pages
The taphonomic approach within paleontology, archaeology, and paleoanthropology continues to produce advances in understanding postmortem biochemical and morphological transformations. Conversely, advances in understanding the early and intermediate postmortem period generated in the forensic realm can and should be brought to the attention of scie

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 22 - Klasies Pattern': Kua ethnoarchaeology, the Die Kelders Middle Stone Age archaeofauna, long bone fragmentation and carnivore ravaging
Page xi - McNally is a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member of the International Association for Identification, the American Society for Testing and Materials, and the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners.
Page 484 - HA (1991) Population variation of human mtDNA control region sequences detected by enzymatic amplification and sequence-specific oligonucleotide probes.
Page 24 - Davies, DJ, EN. Powell, and RJ Stanton, Jr. 1989 Relative rates of shell dissolution and net sediment accumulation — a commentary: Can shell beds form by the gradual accumulation of biogenic debris on the sea floor? Lethaia 22:207-212.
Page 25 - Sciences 37:1445-1458. 1997 NecroSearch revisited: Further multidisciplinary approaches to the detection of clandestine graves. In Forensic Taphonomy: The Postmortem Fate of Human Remains, edited by WD Haglund and MH Sorg, pp.

Bibliographic information