The Resource Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation, Katherine Ramsland

Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation, Katherine Ramsland

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Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation
Title
Beating the devil's game
Title remainder
a history of forensic science and criminal investigation
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Ramsland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author traces the development from the thirteenth-century Chinese studies of decomposition rates to today's methods in criminal investigations documenting case after case as forensic pioneers refine methods in fingerprinting, poison detection, ballistics, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Ramsland, Katherine M.
Dewey number
363.2509
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.R323 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print crime scene
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  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
  • Large type books
  • Criminal investigation
  • Forensic sciences
  • Large type books
Label
Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation, Katherine Ramsland
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-526)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forensic firsts -- Changing shifts: from spies to investigators -- Order of the courts: judges and juries -- Outer man, inner man -- Anatomies of motive -- Voices of authority -- Sherlock's labs -- Standard procedure -- Murder and media -- Integrated investigating -- Practical science -- Shake-up in ident -- The future
Extent
1 online resource (529 pages (large print))
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040023331
Label
Beating the devil's game : a history of forensic science and criminal investigation, Katherine Ramsland
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-526)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forensic firsts -- Changing shifts: from spies to investigators -- Order of the courts: judges and juries -- Outer man, inner man -- Anatomies of motive -- Voices of authority -- Sherlock's labs -- Standard procedure -- Murder and media -- Integrated investigating -- Practical science -- Shake-up in ident -- The future
Extent
1 online resource (529 pages (large print))
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040023331

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