Crime and circumstance : investigating the history of forensic science / Suzanne Bell

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Author
Bell, Suzanne.

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Imprint
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Descript
xviii, 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-240) and index.
Contents
Sexy science? -- The scene of the catastrophe -- Uniquely human -- Settlements and civilization; : justice and death -- The emerging rules of the game -- Science and biology : alchemy and chemistry -- One element's story -- A visit from God -- Death investigation and forensic toxicology -- Forensic chemistry : the color of evidence -- The eye of the beholder -- Gunpowder and Dupont : dyes and polymers -- Microscopy and trace evidence -- Patterns I : firearms and tool marks -- Patterns II : measuring and mis-measuring man -- Blood : forensic biology arrives -- DNA : the genetic in genetic markers -- Admissibility and the trilogy -- Profession and personalities -- Professional immaturity -- Let us return to the scene of the crime.
Subject
Forensic sciences -- History.
Criminal investigation -- History.
ISBN
9780313353864 (alk. paper)
0313353867 (alk. paper)
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OCoLC
20081031100724.0
080222s2008 ctua b 001 0 eng cam4a
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