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Author White, T. D. (Timothy D.)

Title The human bone manual / Tim D. White, Pieter A. Folkens.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic, [2005]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SCIENCE    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 464 pages) : illustrations
Summary Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information. * Features more than 500 color photographs and illustrations in a portable format; most in 1:1 ratio * Provides multiple views of every bone in the human body * Includes tips on identifying any human bone or tooth * Incorporates up-to-date references for further study.
Contents Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Field Procedures for Skeletal Remains -- 3. Ethics in Osteology -- 4. Bone Biology and Variation -- 5. Postmortem Skeletal Modification -- 6. Anatomical Terminology -- 7. Skull -- 8. Dentition -- 9. Hyoid and Vertebrae -- 10. Thorax: Sternum and Ribs -- 11. Shoulder Girdle: Clavicle and Scapula -- 12. Arm: Humerus, Radius, and Ulna -- 13. Hand: Carpals, Metacarpals, and Phalanges -- 14. Pelvic Girdle: Sacrum, Coccyx, and Os Coxae -- 15. Leg: Femur, Patella, Tibia, and Fibula -- 16. Foot: Tarsals, Metatarsals, and Phalanges -- 17. Osteological and Dental Pathology -- 18. Laboratory Procedures and Reporting -- 19. The Skeletal Biology of Individuals and Populations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-452) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Field procedures for skeletal remains -- Ethics in osteology -- Bone biology & variation -- Postmortem skeletal modification -- Anatomical terminology -- Skull -- Dentition -- Hyoid & vertebrae -- Thorax : sternum & ribs -- Shoulder girdle : clavicle & scapula -- Arm : humerus, radius, & ulna -- Hand : carpals, metacarpals, & phalanges -- Pelvic girdle : sacrum, coccyx, & os coxae -- Leg : femur, patella, tibia, & fibula -- Foot : tarsals, metatarsals, & phalanges -- Osteological & dental pathology -- Laboratory procedures & reporting -- The skeletal biology of individuals & populations.
Summary "Tim White and Pieter Folkens, the team behind the bestselling text, Human Osteology, Second Edition, have created the ideal concise guide for professional anthropologists, osteologists, law enforcement officers, and forensic specialists working with human bones in the field or laboratory. In addition to essential text information, hundreds of photographs are included, showing a maximum amount of anatomical information and providing a valuable tool in comparing specimens for rapid identification across the broad landscapes of law enforcement, forensics, anatomy, archaeology, and paleontology."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
Local Note Elsevier ScienceDirect eBook - Educational Textbooks 2020 [EDUTXT20]
Subject Human skeleton -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human skeleton -- Analysis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human skeleton -- Classification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Forensic osteology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Forensic anthropology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bone and Bones -- anatomy & histology.
Forensic Anthropology.
Forensic anthropology. (OCoLC)fst00931952
Forensic osteology. (OCoLC)fst00931988
Human remains (Archaeology) (OCoLC)fst00963213
Human skeleton -- Analysis. (OCoLC)fst00963459
Indexed Term Electronic books.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Electronic books.
Added Author Folkens, Pieter A.
Other Form: Print version: White, T.D. (Timothy D.). Human bone manual. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic, ©2005 0120884674 (DLC) 2005010154 (OCoLC)59223984
ISBN 9780120884674 (electronic book)
0120884674 (electronic book)
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