This new text offers comprehensive coverage of all the major topics in the field of forensics with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Students will rejoice in the thoughtful pedagogy that leads them step by step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology text to date! Following the protocol developed for the field by Clyde Snow in his 1982 article in the Annual Review of Anthropology, this cutting-edge text includes coverage of all areas in the field including sections on time since death and the effects of trauma on the skeleton. Extensive illustrations and photos ensure that the text is accessible for students. As one reviewer says, There is no other source available that is so comprehensive in its coverage of the methods and issues in the current practice of forensic anthropology.Byers, Steven N. is the author of 'Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: A Textbook', published 2001 under ISBN 9780205321810 and ISBN 020532181X.