Human Osteology

Author: Tim D. White

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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A classic in its field, Human Osteology has been used by students and professionals through nearly two decades. Now revised and updated for a third edition, the book continues to build on its foundation of detailed photographs and practical real-world application of science. New information, expanded coverage of existing chapters, and additional supportive photographs keep this book current and valuable for both classroom and field work. Osteologists, archaeologists, anatomists, forensic scientists and paleontologists will all find practical information on accurately identifying, recovering, and analyzing and reporting on human skeletal remains and on making correct deductions from those remains. From the world renowned and bestselling team of osteologist Tim D. White, Michael T. Black and photographer Pieter A. Folkens Includes hundreds of exceptional photographs in exquisite detail showing the maximum amount of anatomical information Features updated and expanded coverage including forensic damage to bone and updated case study examples Presents life sized images of skeletal parts for ease of study and reference

Human Osteology

In Archaeology and Forensic Science

Author: Margaret Cox

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 548

View: 929

This advanced textbook provides the reader with an up-to-date account of recent developments and future potential in the study of human skeletons from both an archaeological and forensic context. It is well-illustrated, comprehensive in its coverage and is divided into six sections for ease of reference, encompassing such areas as palaeodemography, juvenile health and growth, disease and trauma, normal skeletal variation, biochemical and microscopic analyses and facial reconstruction. Each chapter is written by a recognised specialist in the field, and includes in-depth discussion of the reliability of methods, with appropriate references, and current and future research directions. It is essential reading for all students undertaking osteology as part of their studies and will also prove a valuable reference for forensic scientists, both in the field and the laboratory.

Human Osteology

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 455

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Human Osteology is designed for students and professionals who wish to advance their osteological skills. It will assist in accurately identifying human skeletal remains, however isolated and fragmentary. These remains can then be used to deduce information about the original lives of the deceased individuals. Human Osteology will be the essential text for courses on the human skeleton as well as a basic reference and field manual for professional osteologists and anatomists, forensic scientists, paleontologists and archaeologists. n Extensively illustrated with more than 500 exceptional photographs and drawings specifically designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information n All skeletal parts are shown life-size for ease of study and use n Emphasizes the correct and positive identification of human bones and teeth, which is fundamental in paleontology, archaeology, and forensic science n Presents and emphasizes the basics while also providing access to the whole range of modern science involving the skeleton n Based on fifteen years of teaching human osteology

Stories from the Skeleton

Behavioral Reconstruction in Human Osteology

Author: Robert Jurmain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 344

View: 847

"First Published in 1999, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."

Human Osteology

Comprising a Description of the Bones with Delineations of the Attachments of the Muscles, the General and Microscopic Structure of Bone and Its Development

Author: Luther Holden

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Bone and Bones

Page: 286

View: 908

Human Osteology

A Laboratory and Field Manual

Author: William M. Bass

Publisher: Special Publication No. 2 of t

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 365

View: 494

This manual is directed specifically to workers in the field, presenting the necessary information for the identification and analysis of the bones of the human skeleton. It gives a basic anatomy of the bones, major anatomical landmarks, criteria for determining right or left side of paired bones, basic anthropometric measurements, and indices and comparative data. Includes an introduction to the subject, and a guide to identifying subadult material. The manual presents each bone separately, along with information on its growth, age, sex, and measurements, and is divided into 3 sections: the skull; the postcranial skeleton; human dentition.

Human Osteology for Dental Students

Author: Inderbir Singh

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 102

View: 519

Concise, step by step guide to osteology of the human skull for dental students, with section on muscle attachments in the head and neck.