The Human Bone Manual by Tim D. White

The Human Bone Manual

byTim D. White, Pieter A. FolkensEditorTim D. White

Paperback | September 29, 2005

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Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens'The Human Bone Manualis intended for use outside 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

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Title:The Human Bone ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 29, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0120884674

ISBN - 13:9780120884674

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Table of 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

Editorial Reviews

"Superb illustrations and lucid anatomical descriptions...in a smaller weatherpoof paperback format that will make it indispensable to anyone doing bioarchaeological fieldwork."- Phillip L. Walker, University of California, Santa Barbara"This book is an excellent resource for archaeologists, palaeontologists and forensic anthropologists...highly recommended." - Francis Thackeray, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa "Concise, tightly written, and rich in photographic detail-will be the standard human identification reference for generations to come." - Clark Spencer Larsen, The Ohio State University"Clear and instructive...It is, quite simply, the best human anatomy manual currently available."- C. Owen Lovejoy, Kent State University