Human Osteology, Second Edition

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Human Osteology, Second Edition is designed for students and professionals who wish to advance their osteological skills in terms of 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. This book will continue to be an 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.
Human Osteology, Second Edition includes nearly a decade of advances in osteological research since the first edition. Each chapter has been strengthened and updated, including a new chapter on molecular osteology and four new case studies drawn from more recent research. This edition also includes a valuable guide to electronic resources in osteology.

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* Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of exceptional photographs and drawings specifically designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information
* Based on nearly 25 years of teaching human osteology
* Skeletal parts shown life-size for ease of study and use
* Four new case studies emphasize the correct and positive identification of human bones and teeth, which is fundamental in paleontology, archaeology, and forensic science

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"...excellent text on osteology. It has hundreds of artistic photos combined with clear and concise text. A truly beautiful text and art book." (American Association of Forensic Dentists)

"...excellent consideration of human bone and the many kinds of information which can be gleaned from its analysis." (North American Archaeologist, Donna C. Boyd, Radford University)

"...the photographs are stunning life-size plates of bones. Crests and grooves, striae and foramina are easily identified on every bone." (International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, Christopher Dean, University College, London)

"...provides much information which will allow readers a chance to explore the many facets of the modern discipline of human osteology." (American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Judy Myers Suchey, California, State University, Fullerton)

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