By Thomas Dale Stewart
Via T. D. Stewart, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. With a Foreword via Ellis R. Kerley. the 3 sections of this ebook inform accurately what a forensic anthropologist contributes to the research of dying and the way she or he reconstructs the organic nature of a person from a skeleton. the 1st part, initial concerns, comprises chapters on background, the function of the professional witness, dealing with skeletal continues to be, human and animal continues to be, burned bones, and judging time and explanation for loss of life. normal Skeletal features offers facts on attribution of intercourse and race and on estimation of age, stature and weight. the ultimate phase, particular Skeletal characteristics, covers characteristics abnormal to the person and reconstruction of facial tender elements. The leading edge positive factors that run through the publication, in addition to the authoritativeness of the textual content, make this an quintessential quantity for forensic anthropologists, forensic pathologists, and forensic odontologists.