Science and the Detective: Selected Reading in Forensic Science

3.5 avg rating
( 4 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9783527292516: Science and the Detective: Selected Reading in Forensic Science
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Who killed Napoleon?
Were the witches of Salem high on LSD?
What do maggots on a body tell us about the time of death?

In his unique, engaging style, Brian Kaye tells the story of some spectacular cases in which forensic evidence played a key role. You'll also read about the fascinating ways in which scientific evidence can be used to establish guilt or innocence in today's courtroom. The use of voice analysis, methods for developing fingerprints and for uncovering art forgeries, and the examination of bullet wounds are just a few topics considered. In a special section on fraud, the author takes you into the world of counterfeit money.

There's no solving crime without science. Written for everyone interested in whodunnits, this book explains the basis of the analytical techniques available for studying evidence in offenses ranging from doping in sports to first-degree murder.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

In this unique, engaging style, Brian Kaye tells the story of some spectacular cases in which forensic evidence played a key role. You'll also read about the fascinating ways in which scientific evidence can be used to establish guilt or innocence in today's courtroom. The use of voice analysis, methods for developing fingerprints and for uncovering art forgeries, and the examination of bullet wounds are just a few topics considered. In a special section on fraud, the author takes you into the world of counterfeit money. This book explains the basis of the analytical techniques available for studying evidence in offenses ranging from doping in sports to first-degree murder.

From the Back Cover:

Brian H. Kaye Science and the Detective Selected Reading in Forensic Science Who killed Napoleon? Were the witches of Salem high on LSD? What do maggots on a body tell us about the time of death? In his unique, engaging style, Brian Kaye tells the story of some spectacular cases in which forensic evidence played a key role. You’ll also read about the fascinating ways in which scientific evidence can be used to establish guilt or innocence in today’s courtroom. The use of voice analysis, methods for developing fingerprints and for uncovering art forgeries, and the examination of bullet wounds are just a few topics considered. In a special section on fraud, the author takes you into the world of counterfeit money. There’s no solving crime without science. Written for everyone interested in whodunnits, this book explains the basis of the analytical techniques available for studying evidence in offenses ranging from doping in sports to first-degree murder.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 121.00
US$ 62.10

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9783527292523: Science and the Detective: Selected Reading in Forensic Science

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  3527292527 ISBN 13:  9783527292523
Publisher: Wiley-VCH, 1995
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brian H. Kaye
Published by Wiley-VCH (1995)
ISBN 10: 3527292519 ISBN 13: 9783527292516
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-VCH, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX3527292519

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 62.10
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Brian H. Kaye
Published by Wiley-VCH (1995)
ISBN 10: 3527292519 ISBN 13: 9783527292516
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-VCH, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M3527292519

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 70.31
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Kaye, Brian H.
Published by Wiley-VCH (1995)
ISBN 10: 3527292519 ISBN 13: 9783527292516
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-VCH, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P113527292519

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 77.33
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds