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The Casebook of Forensic Detection: How Science Solved 100 of the World's Most Baffling Crimes

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Discover the surprising answers in The Casebook of Forensic Detection, a true-crime treasury of 100 of the most fascinating cases of all time. More than two centuries in the development of modern forensic procedures come to vivid life as everything from handwriting analyses and voiceprints to ballistics, DNA testing, and psychological profiles reveal whodunit (and, in some startling cases, who didn't do it).

"Pithy, concise, and remarkably accurate." -Science Books & Films

"Contains ample material to hold the attention and foster interest in science." -Science Teacher

Synopsis:

A reference to the development of forensics from the 19th century to 1998. It is divided into 17 main types of forensics, with cases arranged chronologically within type including DNA testing, handwriting analysis, hypnosis, odontology, and psychological profiling.

Synopsis:

Contains ample material to hold the attention and foster interest in science. -Science Teacher

Synopsis:

Ein faszinierendes Nachschlagewerk über die Entwicklung der Forensik vom 19. Jahrhundert bis heute. Unterteilt in 17 Hauptgruppen der Forensik mit chronologisch geordneten Fällen innerhalb der Gruppen, einschließlich DNA Untersuchungen, Handschriftenanalyse, Hypnose, Odontologie, psychologischer Profilerstellung und anderer forensischer Methoden. Es wird erzählt, wie Experten einen Menschen anhand nur eines Haares, Fingernagels oder Zahnstückes identifizieren können. Ein ebenso spannendes wie interessantes Buch! (10/98)

About the Author

COLIN EVANS is the author of Killer Doctors and was a major contributor to Great American Trials. He divides his time between Florida and London.

Table of Contents

Ballistics.

Cause of Death.

Disputed Documents.

DNA Typing.

Explosives and Fire.

Fingerprinting.

Forensic Anthropology.

Odontology.

Psychological Profiling.

Identification of Remains.

Serology.

Time of Death.

Toxicology.

Trace Evidence.

Voiceprints.

Appendix.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471283690
Subtitle:
How Science Solved 100 of the World's Most Baffling Crimes
Author:
Evans, Colin
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Forensic Science
Subject:
Forensic sciences
Subject:
Criminal investigation
Subject:
Forensic Medicine
Subject:
Medical jurisprudence
Subject:
Cramanal anvestagatacn
Subject:
General & Introductory Life Sciences
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19981030
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.34x6.16x.86 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A reference to the development of forensics from the 19th century to 1998. It is divided into 17 main types of forensics, with cases arranged chronologically within type including DNA testing, handwriting analysis, hypnosis, odontology, and psychological profiling.
"Synopsis" by , Contains ample material to hold the attention and foster interest in science. -Science Teacher
"Synopsis" by , Ein faszinierendes Nachschlagewerk über die Entwicklung der Forensik vom 19. Jahrhundert bis heute. Unterteilt in 17 Hauptgruppen der Forensik mit chronologisch geordneten Fällen innerhalb der Gruppen, einschließlich DNA Untersuchungen, Handschriftenanalyse, Hypnose, Odontologie, psychologischer Profilerstellung und anderer forensischer Methoden. Es wird erzählt, wie Experten einen Menschen anhand nur eines Haares, Fingernagels oder Zahnstückes identifizieren können. Ein ebenso spannendes wie interessantes Buch! (10/98)
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