Bone voyage : a journey in forensic anthropology / Stanley Rhine

Author(s): Rhine, Stanley
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Subjects: Forensic anthropology
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1998
LC Classification: G, GN
Physical Description: xxi, 268 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Morgue
1. A Premature Funeral: Bones and Fire 1
2. Picking up the Pieces: Search, Discovery, and Recovery of Bodies 21
3. The Skeleton in the Closet: The Flow of Information to and from the Forensic Anthropologist 53
4. Listening to the Bones: Determination of Age, Sex, Stature, Race, and Other Things 77
5. The End of the World: Decomposed Bodies, Autopsies, and Case Reports 109
6. Forensic Anthropology: A Short History 131
7. To Mexico ... the Long Way: The Intricacies of Identification 155
8. Medicolegal Investigation: The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator 181
9. Nefarious Application of Force to the Skeleton: Sharp and Blunt Force Skeletal Trauma 203
10. A Plethora of Bodies: Forensic Anthropology in Mass Disasters 225
Afterword 245
Glossary 249
References 257
Index 265
Notes: LCCN: 98023459
ISBN: 082631967X (cloth)
ISBN: 0826319688 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index
OCLC Number: 39001267
ISBN/ISSN: 082631967X
0826319688