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Silent Witnesses - Nigel McCrery
Silent Witnesses
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847946836 (1847946836)
Publisher: Random House Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Non Fiction, History
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4.0 “Murder has a magic all of its own.”
“Murder has a magic all of its own.” So said William Roughhead, a 19th century criminologist, and so opens Silent Witnesses: The Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science. McCrery sets out to demonstrate the wizardry and science of forensic identification, which, as he note...
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3.0 Silent Witnesses, by Nigel McCrery
Continuing my odd streak of reading nonfiction books, I finished Nigel McCrery's Silent Witnesses: A History of Forensic Science this evening. As I read it, mostly while waiting at the mechanic's garage waiting, I paused to contemplate my fingerprints (to see if I have arch, whorl, or loop prints) o...
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4.0 Silent Witnesses
Both crime and forensic science are fascinating topics and the combination of scientific progress and psychological understanding have led to some amazing advancements in recent years.Silent Witnesses looks at some of the key turning points: the cases that were solved by groundbreaking technologies ...
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