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The Resource Hidden evidence : the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes, David Owen

Hidden evidence : the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes, David Owen

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Hidden evidence : the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes
Title
Hidden evidence
Title remainder
the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes
Statement of responsibility
David Owen
Title variation
Forty true crimes and how forensic science helped to solve them
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A compelling account of forensic science's role in 50 great crime cases, this book brings to light its early development and the amazing sleuthing techniques employed today"--Publisher's description.
Summary
Looks at the role of forensic science in criminal investigations and examines forty high-profile cases and the diverse technologies used to solve them, including fingerprinting, handwriting analysis, DNA testing, and toxicology
Writing style
Award
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169522
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owen, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Noguchi, Thomas T.
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
  • Crime
Target audience
adult
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forty true crimes and how forensic science helped to solve them
Label
Hidden evidence : the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes, David Owen
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Foreword by Thomas T. Noguchi
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sect. 1. Introduction -- In the beginning -- On the scene -- A question of identity -- Sect. 2. Weapons of the criminal -- Pure poison -- Knives and blunt instruments -- Strangulation and suffocation -- Drowning and burning -- The smoking gun -- Fire and explosives -- Sect. 3. Unmasking the criminal -- Frauds and forgeries -- Fingerprints and footprints -- Trace elements -- Blood -- DNA: the ultimate identifier? -- The future for forensic science
Control code
14350755
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Rev. 2nd ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781554075409
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn454634539
  • (OCoLC)454634539
Label
Hidden evidence : the story of forensic science and how it helped to solve 50 of the world's toughest crimes, David Owen
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Foreword by Thomas T. Noguchi
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sect. 1. Introduction -- In the beginning -- On the scene -- A question of identity -- Sect. 2. Weapons of the criminal -- Pure poison -- Knives and blunt instruments -- Strangulation and suffocation -- Drowning and burning -- The smoking gun -- Fire and explosives -- Sect. 3. Unmasking the criminal -- Frauds and forgeries -- Fingerprints and footprints -- Trace elements -- Blood -- DNA: the ultimate identifier? -- The future for forensic science
Control code
14350755
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Rev. 2nd ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781554075409
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn454634539
  • (OCoLC)454634539

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