CAUSE OF DEATH A History of Forensic Science from Fingerprinting to Drug Analysis-Over 100 Years of Scientific Crime Detection

Author: Smyth (Frank)
Year: 1982
Publisher: Pan Books
Edition Details: 1st p/b edn.
Book Condition: NrF
ISBN: 0330265784
Price: 3.00
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Paperback. With a Foreword by Colin Wilson. A smear of blood, a flake of paint, a hair or a fingerprint...the raw materials of the police work conducted on the laboratory bench and under the microscope lens...the vital evidence that brings the killer to justice. The compelling history of forensic science, from Bertillon and the early pioneers to Simpson and the expert pathologists, chemists, toxicologists, and ballistics specialists of today...the men and women who business is the scientific analysis of murder. Illus. + Index. 252pp. p/back. Lightly browned pp. o/w Nr. F.

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