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Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory, and Archaeological Perspectives / Edition 1

Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory, and Archaeological Perspectives / Edition 1

by William D. Haglund, Marcella H. Sorg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849311895
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/30/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

The Editors
The Contributors
Multidisciplinary Forewords
Foreword from Pathology, Donald Reay
Foreword from Paleontology, R. Lee Lyman
Foreword from Archaeology: A Pilgrim in Forensic Archaeology - A Personal View, J.R. Hunter
Theoretical Perspectives
Advancing Forensic Taphonomy: Purpose, Theory, and Practice, Editors
Is Forensic Taphonomy Scientific? Jon Nordby
The Biogeographic Context
An Autopsy of the Grave: Recognizing, Collecting, and Preserving Forensic Goetaphonomic Evidence, Michael Hochrein
Forensics, Archaeology, and Taphonomy: The Symbiotic Relationship, Julie Saul and Frank Saul
Position of Skeletal Remains as a Key to Understanding Mortuary Behavior, Mirjana Roksandic
Taphonomic and Forensic Aspects of Bog Bodies, Don Brothwell and Heather Gill-Robinson
The Effect of Cultivation on Buried Human Remains, William D. Haglund, Melissa Connor, and Douglas Scott
Detection and Recovery of Abducted and Murdered Children: Behavioral and Taphonomic Influences, Robert Morton and Wayne Lord
Insects Associated with the Body: Their Use and Analysis, Gail Anderson and Valerie Cervenka
Human Remains in Water Environments, William D. Haglund and Marcella H. Sorg
Floating Remains on Pacific Northwest Waters, Curtis Ebbesmeyer and William Haglund
Mass Fatalities and Mass Graves
Recent Mass Graves, An Introduction, William D. Haglund
Taphonomy of a Karstic Cave Execution Site at Hrgar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Tal Simmons
Mass Graves and the Collection of Forensic Evidence: Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity, Stefan Schmitt
Postburial Disturbance of Graves in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mark Skinner, Heather York, and Melissa Connor
Cannibalism or Violent Death Alone? Human Remains at a Small Anasazi Site, Sally Graver, Kristin Sobolik, and John Whittaker
Damnum Fatale: The Taphonomic Fate of Human Remains in Mass Disasters, Paul Sledzik and William Rodriguez III
Approaches to the Study of Commingling in Human Skeletal Biology, Douglas Ubelaker
Modification of Bone, Soft Tissue, and Associated Materials
Detecting the Postburial Fragmentation of Carpals, Tarsals, and Phalanges, Christyann Darwent and R. Lee Lyman
Degradation of Clothing and Other Dress Materials Associated with Buried Bodies of Both Archaeological and Forensic Interest, R.C. Janaway
Taphonomic Context of Sharp-Force Trauma in Suspected Cases of Human Mutilation and Dismemberment, Steven A. Symes et. alia
A Critical Look at Methods for Recovering, Evaluating, and Interpreting Cremated Human Remains, Pamela Correia and Owen Beattie
Recovery and Interpretation of the Fatal Fire Victim: The Role of Forensic Anthropology, Dennis Dirkmaat
The Use of DNA in the Identification of Postmortem Remains, Michelle Harvey and Mary-Claire King
Disarticulation Pattern and Tooth Mark Artifacts Associated with Pig Scavenging of Human Remains: A Case Study, Hugh Berryman

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