Author: Odell (Robin)
Year: 2017
Publisher: Mango Books
Signed by the author
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: New
ISBN: 9781911273110
Price: 20.00
Hardback. New SIGNED, NUMBERED, LIMITED (to 25) EDN. A book which aims to bring together accounts of the development of forensic disciplines forged over several decades. Its purpose is to pay tribute to those pioneers and innovators who left an indelible stamp on the advances which made possible modern science-based criminal investigation. Theirs was a collective genius which created a civilising force serving knowledge, understanding and justice. They deserve to be recognised and honoured for their achievements. Part One features eight forensic essays, which includes : Forensic Medicine, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Ballistics, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Botany, and Forensic Psychiatry. Part Two comprises over 100 biographies of these forensic pioneers, set out in A-Z form and cross-referenced and includes : Alphonse Bertillon, Major, Sir Gerald Burrard, Thomas F. Byrnes, Prof. James Malcolm Cameron, Prof. F.E. Camps, Prof. David Canter, Robert Churchill, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. Henry Faulds, Sir Francis Galton, Prof. John Glaister, Dr. Hans Gross, Dr. Milton Helpern, Sir Edward Henry, Sir William Herschel, Prof. Sir Alec Jeffreys, Alexandre Lacassagne, Dr. Henry Lee, Dr. Edmund Locard, Cesare Lombroso, Gustave Mace, Charles Ainsworth Mitchell, Dr. W. Lindesay Neustatter, Dr. Charles Norris, Dr. Joel Norris, Prof. Keith Simpson, Sir Sydney Smith, Dr. Harry Soderman, Sir Bernard Spilsbury, Eugene Francois Vidocq, August Vollmer plus many more. Illus., Bibliog. and Index. 191pp. small 8vo. h/back. SIGNED, NUMBERED, LIMITED EDN. (to 25) New. dw. not required.

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