Cold Cases: Famous Unsolved Mysteries Crimes and Disappearances in America

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9780313376931: Cold Cases: Famous Unsolved Mysteries Crimes and Disappearances in America

This book explicitly chronicles 40 cases of unsolved murders and disappearances over a period of more than 160 years, tracing the evolution of criminal investigation and forensic techniques.


· 40 chapters document all the major unsolved murders and disappearances of the 19th and 20th centuries

· A complete chronology of unsolved murders and disappearances from 1841 to 2003, illustrating how murder investigations and forensic science have advanced

· 31 photographs depict the victims of unsolved murders and disappearances portrayed in this book

· Bibliography of books, magazine and newspaper articles, and websites about unsolved murders and disappearances

· Includes an appendix detailing milestones in the development of forensic techniques, from a Chinese text from 1248 explaining the differences between death by drowning and by strangulation, to the modern use of DNA

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About the Author:

HélËna Katz is an award-winning Canadian journalist with a master's degree in criminology from the Université de Montréal, Quebec.

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