The Human Bone Manual

The Human Bone Manual

1st Edition - September 29, 2005

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  • Authors: Tim White, Pieter Folkens
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780120884674
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488998

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Description

Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outside the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information.

Key Features

  • Features more than 500 color photographs and illustrations in a portable format; most in 1:1 ratio
  • Provides multiple views of every bone in the human body
  • Includes tips on identifying any human bone or tooth
  • Incorporates up-to-date references for further study

Readership

Anthropologists, Archaeologists, Paleoanthropologists, Paleontologists, Forensic Pathologists, Forensic Anthropologists, Crime Scene Investigators, Osteopaths, Crime Labs, Police Departments, Medical Schools

Table of Contents

    • PREFACE
    • Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION
      • Publisher Summary
      • 1.1 Human Osteology
      • 1.2 A Guide to the Manual
      • 1.3 Resources for the Osteologist
      • 1.4 Identifying Bones
    • Chapter 2. FIELD PROCEDURES FOR SKELETAL REMAINS
      • Publisher Summary
      • 2.1 Search
      • 2.2 Discovery
      • 2.3 Excavation and Retrieval
      • 2.4 Transport
    • Chapter 3. ETHICS IN OSTEOLOGY
      • Publisher Summary
      • 3.1 Ethics in Forensic Osteology
      • 3.2 Ethics in Archeological Osteology
    • Chapter 4. BONE BIOLOGY & VARIATION
      • Publisher Summary
      • 4.1 Variation
      • 4.2 A Few Facts about Bone
      • 4.3 Bones as Elements of the Musculoskeletal System
      • 4.4 Gross Anatomy of Bones
      • 4.5 Molecular Structure of Bone
      • 4.6 Histology and Metabolism of Bone
      • 4.7 Bone Growth
      • 4.8 Bone Repair
    • Chapter 5. POSTMORTEM SKELETAL MODIFICATION
      • Publisher Summary
      • 5.1 Bone Fracture
      • 5.2 Bone Modification by Physical Agents
      • 5.3 Bone Modification by Nonhuman Biological Agents
      • 5.4 Bone Modification by Humans
    • Chapter 6. ANATQMICAL TERMINQLQGY
      • Publisher Summary
      • 6.1 Planes of Reference
      • 6.2 Directional Terms
      • 6.3 Motions of the Body
      • 6.4 General Bone Features
    • Chapter 7. SKULL
      • Publisher Summary
      • 7.1 Handling the Skull
      • 7.2 Elements of the Skull
      • 7.3 Growth and Architecture, Sutures and Sinuses
      • 7.4 Skull Orientation
      • 7.5 Learning Cranial Skeletal Anatomy
      • 7.6 Frontal (Figures 7.9–7.12)
      • 7.7 Parietals (Figures 7.13–7.14)
      • 7.8 Temporals (Figures 7.15–7.18)
      • 7.9 Auditory Ossicles (Figure 7.19)
      • 7.10 Occipital (Figures 7.20)
      • 7.11 Maxillae (Figure 7.22)
      • 7.12 Palatines (Figures 7.23–7.24)
      • 7.13 Vomer (Figure 7.25)
      • 7.14 Inferior Nasal Conchae (Figure 7.26)
      • 7.15 Ethmoid (Figure 7.27)
      • 7.16 Lacrimals (Figure 7.28)
      • 7.17 Nasals (Figure 7.29)
      • 7.18 Zygomatics (Figure 7.30)
      • 7.19 Sphenoid (Figures 7.3–17.34)
      • 7.20 Mandible (Figures 7.35–7.37)
    • Chapter 8. DENTITION
      • Publisher Summary
      • 8.1 Dental Form and Function
      • 8.2 Dental Terminology
      • 8.3 Anatomy of a Tooth
      • 8.4 Tooth Identification
      • 8.5 To Which Category (Class) Does the Tooth Belong? (Figures 8.4–8.5)
      • 8.6 Is the Tooth Permanent or Deciduous? (Figures 8.4–8.5)
      • 8.7 Is the Tooth an Upper or a Lower?
      • 8.8 Where in the Arch Is the Tooth Located?
      • 8.9 Is the Tooth from the Right or the Left Side?
    • Chapter 9. HYOID & VERTEBRAE
      • Publisher Summary
      • 9.1 Hyoid (Figures 9.1–9.3)
      • 9.2 General Characteristics of Vertebrae
      • 9.3 Cervical Vertebrae (n = 7) (Figures 9.4 and 9.8)
      • 9.4 Thoracic Vertebrae (n = 12) (Figures 9.5 and 9.15)
      • 9.5 Lumbar Vertebrae (n = 5) (Figures 9.6, 9.20, and 9.21)
    • Chapter 10. THORAX: STERNUM & RIBS
      • Publisher Summary
      • 10.1 Sternum (Figures 10.1–10.3)
      • 10.2 Ribs (Figures 10.4–10.7)
    • Chapter 11. SHOULDER GIRDLE: CLAVICLE & SCAPULA
      • Publisher Summary
      • 11.1 Clavicle (Figures 11.1–11.3)
      • 11.2 Scapula (Figures 11.4–11.7)
    • Chapter 12. ARM: HUMERUS, RADIUS, & ULNA
      • Publisher Summary
      • 12.1 Humerus (Figures 12.1–12.6)
      • 12.2 Radius (Figures 12.8–12.12)
      • 12.3 Ulna (Figures 12.13–12.18)
    • Chapter 13. HAND: CARPALS, METACARPALS, & PHALANGES
      • Publisher Summary
      • 13.1 Carpals (Figures 13.4–13.15)
      • 13.2 Metacarpals (Figures 13.16–13.20)
      • 13.3 Hand Phalanges (Figures 13.16–13.18)
    • Chapter 14. PELVIC GIRDLE: SACRUM, COCCYX, & OS COXAE
      • Publisher Summary
      • 14.1 Sacrum (Figures 14.1–14.4)
      • 14.2 Coccyx (Figures 14.5–14.6)
      • 14.3 Os Coxae (Figures 14.7–14.10)
    • Chapter 15. LEG: FEMUR, PATELLA, TIBIA, & FIBULA
      • Publisher Summary
      • 15.1 Femur (Figures 15.1–15.6)
      • 15.2 Patella (Figures 15.8)
      • 15.3 Tibia (Figures 15.10–15.15)
      • 15.4 Fibula (Figures 15.16–15.21)
    • Chapter 16. FOOT: TARSALS, METATARSALS, & PHALANGES
      • Publisher Summary
      • 16.1 Tarsals
      • 16.2 Metatarsals (Figures 16.17–16.21)
      • 16.3 Foot Phalanges (Figures 16.17–16.19)
    • Chapter 17. OSTEOLOGICAL & DENTAL PATHOLOGY
      • Publisher Summary
      • 17.1 Trauma
      • 17.2 Infectious Diseases and Associated Manifestations
      • 17.3 Circulatory Disturbances and Hematopoietic Disorders
      • 17.4 Metabolic and Hormonal Imbalance
      • 17.5 Tumors
      • 17.6 Arthritis
      • 17.7 Dental Pathology
      • 17.8 Occupation
    • Chapter 18. LABORATORY PROCEDURES & REPORTING
      • Publisher Summary
      • 18.1 Setting
      • 18.2 Preservation
      • 18.3 Preparation
      • 18.4 Restoration
      • 18.5 Sorting
      • 18.6 Metric Acquisition and Analysis
      • 18.7 Molecular Osteology
      • 18.8 Molding and Casting
      • 18.9 Photography
      • 18.10 Radiography
      • 18.11 Microscopy
      • 18.12 Computing
      • 18.13 Reporting
      • 18.14 Curation
    • Chapter 19. THE SKELETAL BIOLOGY OF INDIVIDUALS & POPULATIONS
      • Publisher Summary
      • 19.1 Accuracy and Precision of Estimation
      • 19.2 From Known to Unknown
      • 19.3 Estimation of Age
      • 19.4 Determination of Sex
      • 19.5 Estimation of Stature
      • 19.6 Estimation of Ancestry
      • 19.7 Identifying the Individual
      • 19.8 Discrete Traits
      • 19.9 Estimating Biological Distance
      • 19.10 Diet
      • 19.11 Disease and Demography
    • GLOSSARY
    • Appendix. Electronic Resources for Human Osteology
      • GENERAL
      • SOFT TISSUE
      • FORENSICS
      • CASTING
      • RADIOLOGY
      • PALEOPATHOLOGY
      • PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
      • NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES PROTECTION AND REPATRIATION
      • COMPARATIVE ANATOMY
      • INSTRUMENTS
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • INDEX

Product details

  • No. of pages: 488
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: September 29, 2005
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780120884674
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488998

About the Authors

Tim White

Affiliations and Expertise

Human Evolution Research Center (HERC), and The Department of Integrative Biology, The University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA

Pieter Folkens

Affiliations and Expertise

"A Higher Porpoise", Benicia, CA, USA

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  • JessicaJoy Sun May 20 2018

    I feel the book could

    I feel the book could have another chapter where where certain diseases change the look and shape of bones such leprosy etc.