Digging Up Bones: The Excavation, Treatment and Study of Human Skeletal Remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell. British Museum, – Anthropometry. Digging Up Bones: The Excavation, Treatment and Study of Human Skeletal Remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell. British Museum, – Anthropology. Digging up bones: the excavation, treatment and study of human skeletal remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell, British Museum (Natural History). Printed by.
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Lists with This Book. Start here, understand that it is basically a soft cover text book, use it to obtain the basics, move on to more modern works on the subject Pascucci, No, this one reads like a long scientific paper containing numerous citations to additional references in I don’t know of an archaeologist who doesn’t have this one on their shelf or has not come across it at some point in their careers.
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Want to Read saving…. An interesting example of this method was offered by John Doe Doe, and further expanded upon by Moe, Larry, and Curly in their seminal work on the subject Cock-a-doodle Dumbbell, Published by Oxford University Press first published A P Scotter rated it it was amazing Dec 26, To ask other readers questions about Digging Up Bonesplease sign up. The purpose of this book is to describe the many techniques now available for the proper excavation, preparation and analysis of human skeletal remains, so that the most effective use can be made of them.
I don’t know of an archaeologist who doesn’t have this one on their shelf or has not come across it at some point in their careers. Great overviews from sexual dimorphism to odontology. Stacey Thompson rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Kolemann rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Perhaps some background knowledge in anatomy doesn’t hurt.
However, many of these features are open to interpretation and the information gained is only as good as the records brpthwell analysis made at that time. Melissa rated it liked it Jun 08, Sharon rated it really liked it Oct 08, PaperbackThird Editionpages.
I find, it is the book I go back to for in-depth, easy reading on the subject. Digging Up Bones Don R.
The only “problem” I had with this book was that the author used specialized terminology bbrothwell from the start and he continued with that vocabulary throughout the book. Agneis rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Joss rated it it was ok Aug 17, These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man’s antiquity—their position and location, relation to other remains, state of preservation and “medical” condition all provide important information on ancient man and his living environment.
He goes into great detail and far away from the main bones, making it hard to follow sometimes. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man’s antiquity—their position and location, relation to other remains, state of preservation and “medical” condition all provide important information on ancient man and his living environment. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sarah rated it really liked it Nov 03, Return to Book Page. Del rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Brothwell uses a lot of scientific terminology in describing various aspects of the skeleton and those in fear of charts, graphs, and statistics may want to run screaming into the night as the brotjwell progresses, so please get that through your external auditory meatus.
Digging Up Bones by Don Brothwell
Joakim Lamoy rated it it was ok Feb 08, If you are looking for an exciting story based on real life forensic cases this isn’t the book. Cornell University Press Amazon. Again, the book is now over twenty years out of date so the latest techniques and developments in the science are not to be found here. dighing