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Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science

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It is almost impossible to imagine that prior to the 20th century, there was no reliable way to distinguish between the guilty and the innocent. All that changed in Britain in 1905, when the bloody bodies of an elderly couple were discovered in their shop — and a solitary fingerprint became the only piece of evidence...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786885282
Subtitle:
The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science
Author:
Beavan, Colin
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Forensic Science
Subject:
Criminal investigation
Publication Date:
May 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.06x5.10x.57 in. .43 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Crime » Forensics and Evidence
History and Social Science » Crime » General

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