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Forensic Archaeology By Margaret Cox (University of Bournemouth, UK)

Forensic Archaeology by Margaret Cox (University of Bournemouth, UK)

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Presents an introduction to the methods and means of forensic archaeology. This book examines the four main fields of recovery, search, skeletal analysis and analytical science, and how the concepts and methods of traditional archaeology can by utilized within criminal investigations.

Forensic Archaeology Summary

Forensic Archaeology: Advances in Theory and Practice by Margaret Cox (University of Bournemouth, UK)

This updated edition of a textbook universally hailed as an indispensable guide, is a complete introduction to the methods and means of forensic archaeology.

Incorporating new advances in the field, new case studies, and charting the growth and development of the subject, Forensic Archaeology examines the four main fields of recovery, search, skeletal analysis and analytical science, and how the concepts and methods of traditional archaeology can by utilized within criminal investigations.

The authors provide in-depth chapters that discuss:

  • search and location
  • the various constraints and issues posed by an increasingly complex legal environment
  • the archaeology of individual and mass graves
  • how the subject has evolved to include international investigations of human rights
  • links with forensic anthropology
  • forensic geophysical survey.

This is an invaluable resource that will provide students, researchers, academics and the general reader alike with a fascinating introduction to this complex and crucial subject.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Search and Location 3. Forensic Geophysical Survey 4. The Recovery of Forensic Evidence from Individual Graves 5. The Archaeology of Mass Graves 6. Anthropology in a Forensic Context 7. Legal Matters 8. Social and Intellectual Frameworks

Additional information

GOR002141325
Forensic Archaeology: Advances in Theory and Practice by Margaret Cox (University of Bournemouth, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2005-10-11
256
0415273129
9780415273121
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