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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 2004-09-15)
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 2003-02-09)
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)
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.See all Product Description
"Written in Bones" seems like a great read and it succeeds. It is not ripe with information overload but brief summaries of each case study ellicits a reader response to the ones... Read morePublished on June 26 2009 by A. Carvalho
Although the writing tends towards the dry and academic, I find this one of the more interesting books on physical anthropology out there. Read morePublished on June 12 2004 by Sarah Mascara
Pictures. Pages and pages of nothing but glorious pictures, and maps, and photographs (along with the writing of course). Read morePublished on June 11 2003 by K. L Sadler