The volume concludes with a chapter outlining the statistical analysis of macromorphoscopic data and a summary of the computer programs and reference databases available to forensic anthropologists for the analysis of these data.Provides detailed descriptions, illustrations and high-resolution images of various character state manifestations of seventeen macromorphoscopic traitsApplies to both forensic and bioarcheological researchWritten by the foremost expert on macromorphoscopic trait analysis and estimation of ancestry in forensic anthropology
The contributing authors represent established experts in forensic anthropology and closely related fields. New Perspectives in Forensic Human Skeletal Identification will be an essential resource for researchers, practitioners, and advanced students interested in state-of-the-art methods for human identification.A comprehensive and up-to-date volume on human identification methods in forensic anthropologyFocuses on recent advances such as statistical and morphometric methods for assessing the biological profile, biochemical methods of identification and use of comparative radiographyIncludes an entire section on human identification techniques being applied to international populations and disaster victims
Osteologists, archaeologists, anatomists, forensic scientists and paleontologists will all find practical information on accurately identifying, recovering, and analyzing and reporting on human skeletal remains and on making correct deductions from those remains.From the world renowned and bestselling team of osteologist Tim D. White, Michael T. Black and photographer Pieter A. FolkensIncludes hundreds of exceptional photographs in exquisite detail showing the maximum amount of anatomical informationFeatures updated and expanded coverage including forensic damage to bone and updated case study examplesPresents life sized images of skeletal parts for ease of study and reference
Originally published in 1992.
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