Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-15
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Over the last 10 years interest in the disciplines of forensic anthropology and archaeology has exploded.. In order to provide archaeologists and their students with a reliable understanding of these disciplines, this authoritative volume draws contributions from fifty experienced practitioners from around the world to offer a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. Over 40 chapters weave together historical development, current field methods in analyzing crime, natural disasters and human atrocities, an array of laboratory techniques, key case studies, legal, professional, and ethical issues, and promising future directions, all from a global perspective. This volume will be the benchmark for the understanding of anthropological and archaeological forensics for years to come. This Handbook is sponsored by World Archaeological Congress.

Table of Contents

Editor Essay: Fugue- The Interrelationship of Cultural Property Laws in Federal Lands Management
Interviews with John Henry Merryman and Joseph L. Sax
Two Ways of Looking at Cultural Property
Practice Area Sections
Federal Land Management
State and Local
Sherry Hutt with Anita Canovas
Tribes, Tribal Land, Indian Arts
Marine Environment
Art Market
International Cultural Property
Enforcement Actions
The philosophy of collecting and the international market
What every museum trustee should know now: Recent court decisions and the legal implications of trusteeship
The Lower Elwa Klallam Tribe v. State of Washington: A case study of
and regard for native american human remains
Cultural resource damage on public lands: what the statistics show
Into the mind of looters
Historical review of cultural property criminal cases
Law School Update: LCCHP Law School Survey Report
Review of Books, Articles and other Resources
Tribute: Recognizing Career Achievements in Resource Protection
Table of Cases
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