An excellent survey of the postmortem identification and interpretation of human remains... the text is complimented by beautiful color photographs. (Nikki Rogers Science Books and Films
Perfect for general readers interested in this fascinating topic... accessible to a wide range of readers. (Kymberly Goodson E-Streams
Grisly, gross and utterly compelling ... with 250 color photographs, you may find it hard to put this down. (Greensburg Tribune-Review
Well-written... tapestry of science and history will both motivate and challenge readers, it shows how science and history are inseparable. (Charles C. James The Science Teacher
A very comprehensive book on the interesting fate of human remains... an informative and fun read. (Sara J.M. Yoshida Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal
About the Author
Paul Bahn, Ph.D. studied archeology at Cambridge University. For this book he worked with a team of 16 contributors from universities around the world. His numerous books, written alone or with a co-author, include Ancient Places, Images of the Ice Age, Journey through the Ice Age and The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology, Tombs, Games and Mummies.