Forensic Research: Expanding the Concept of Applied Archaeology

  title={Forensic Research: Expanding the Concept of Applied Archaeology},
  author={Brenda Sigler-Eisenberg},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  pages={650 - 655}
Anthropology, along with chemistry, geology, physics, medicine, and mathematics, consists of scientific modes of inquiry and techniques that have application for the public good beyond the boundaries of the respective disciplines. Within the past few decades the application of these sciences has emerged as a major force in scientific police investigations. The methods and techniques of archaeology are increasingly being applied by physical anthropologists and police investigators to the… 
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