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A history of forensic science : British beginnings in the twentieth century

Adam, Alison

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  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • The relationship between science and law: expert witnesses in the courtroom -- The influence of scientific criminology and criminalistics -- Technoscience and the technologies of criminal identification -- Scientific detection, scientific aids and forensic science laboratories -- Forensic science careers and self-images -- Forensic science and forensic fiction