Intended for use outside the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers, this volume includes the information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information. It provides multiple views of every bone in the body.
Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outside the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information.
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"Superb illustrations and lucid anatomical descriptions...in a smaller weatherpoof paperback format that will make it indispensable to anyone doing bioarchaeological fieldwork." - Phillip L. Walker, University of California, Santa Barbara "This book is an excellent resource for archaeologists, palaeontologists and forensic anthropologists...highly recommended." - Francis Thackeray, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa "Concise, tightly written, and rich in photographic detail-will be the standard human identification reference for generations to come." - Clark Spencer Larsen, The Ohio State University "Clear and instructive...It is, quite simply, the best human anatomy manual currently available." - C. Owen Lovejoy, Kent State University
Table of Contents
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Field Procedures for Skeletal Remains 3. Ethics in Osteology 4. Bone Biology and Variation 5. Postmortem Skeletal Modification 6. Anatomical Terminology 7. Skull 8. Dentition 9. Hyoid and Vertebrae 10. Thorax: Sternum and Ribs 11. Shoulder Girdle: Clavicle and Scapula 12. Arm: Humerus, Radius, and Ulna 13. Hand: Carpals, Metacarpals, and Phalanges 14. Pelvic Girdle: Sacrum, Coccyx, and Os Coxae 15. Leg: Femur, Patella, Tibia, and Fibula 16. Foot: Tarsals, Metatarsals, and Phalanges 17. Osteological and Dental Pathology 18. Laboratory Procedures and Reporting 19. The Skeletal Biology of Individuals and Populations
The Human Bone Manual by Tim D. White
Tim D. White
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