Skulls and Skeletons: Human Bone Collections and Accumulations

3,8 valoración promedio
( 10 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780786438884: Skulls and Skeletons: Human Bone Collections and Accumulations
Críticas:

"fascinating -a thoughtful, even-handed analysis -excellent"--Mummytombs

Reseña del editor:

Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Provided a body has not been cremated, the skeletal remains can be recovered even millions of years after death, cleaned of flesh and debris, studied at length, and stored indefinitely without the maintenance that wet specimens require.Motivations for collecting human skeletal material range from the practical (in anthropology, medicine, forensics) to the ritualistic (phrenology, in the relics of martyrs and saints). This book is an examination of those motivations and the collections they have brought about - catacombs, ossuaries, mass graves, prehistoric excavations, private collections, and institutions. The book contains sections on procuring, handling, storing, transporting, cleaning, and identifying skeletal remains. The repatriation of remains and legislation covering the topic are also addressed.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Quigley, Christine
Editorial: McFarland Publishing
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller
(BOONE, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland Publishing. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Full-Sized Softcover - 271pp - Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Skeletal remains can be recovered even millions of years after death, cleaned of debris, studied at length, and stored indefinitely. Motivations for collecting human skeletal material range from the practical (in anthropology, medicine, forensics) to the ritualistic (phrenology, in the relics of martyrs and saints). This book is an examination of those motivations and the collections they have brought about--catacombs, ossuaries, mass graves, prehistoric excavations, and institutional and private collections. The book contains sections on procuring, handling, storing, transporting, cleaning, and identifying skeletal remains. The repatriation of remains is also addressed. A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 758620

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 36,85
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland Co Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 249 x 175 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Provided a body has not been cremated, the skeletal remains can be recovered even millions of years after death, cleaned of flesh and debris, studied at length, and stored indefinitely without the maintenance that wet specimens require.Motivations for collecting human skeletal material range from the practical (in anthropology, medicine, forensics) to the ritualistic (phrenology, in the relics of martyrs and saints). This book is an examination of those motivations and the collections they have brought about - catacombs, ossuaries, mass graves, prehistoric excavations, private collections, and institutions. The book contains sections on procuring, handling, storing, transporting, cleaning, and identifying skeletal remains. The repatriation of remains and legislation covering the topic are also addressed. Nº de ref. de la librería AAN9780786438884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 45,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Quigley, Christine
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97807864388840000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 45,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland Co Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 249 x 175 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Provided a body has not been cremated, the skeletal remains can be recovered even millions of years after death, cleaned of flesh and debris, studied at length, and stored indefinitely without the maintenance that wet specimens require.Motivations for collecting human skeletal material range from the practical (in anthropology, medicine, forensics) to the ritualistic (phrenology, in the relics of martyrs and saints). This book is an examination of those motivations and the collections they have brought about - catacombs, ossuaries, mass graves, prehistoric excavations, private collections, and institutions. The book contains sections on procuring, handling, storing, transporting, cleaning, and identifying skeletal remains. The repatriation of remains and legislation covering the topic are also addressed. Nº de ref. de la librería AAN9780786438884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 45,25
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland & Co Inc. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Skulls and Skeletons: Human Bone Collections and Accumulations, Christine Quigley, Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Provided a body has not been cremated, the skeletal remains can be recovered even millions of years after death, cleaned of flesh and debris, studied at length, and stored indefinitely without the maintenance that wet specimens require.Motivations for collecting human skeletal material range from the practical (in anthropology, medicine, forensics) to the ritualistic (phrenology, in the relics of martyrs and saints). This book is an examination of those motivations and the collections they have brought about - catacombs, ossuaries, mass graves, prehistoric excavations, private collections, and institutions. The book contains sections on procuring, handling, storing, transporting, cleaning, and identifying skeletal remains. The repatriation of remains and legislation covering the topic are also addressed. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780786438884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 40,50
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,87
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland and Co Inc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland and Co Inc, 2008. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería CE-9780786438884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 39,38
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,41
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0786438886

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 54,94
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Christine Quigley
Editorial: McFarland (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0786438886

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 54,00
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,67
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Quigley, Christine
Editorial: McFarland & Co Inc Pub (2008)
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McFarland & Co Inc Pub, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 263 pages. 10.00x7.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __0786438886

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 57,30
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,94
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Christine Quigley
ISBN 10: 0786438886 ISBN 13: 9780786438884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 175mm x 18mm x 251mm. Paperback. Of the parts of the human body, the bones have a unique durability that lends itself to collection. Provided a body has not been cremated, the skeletal remains can be recovered even millio.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 263 pages. 0.476. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780786438884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 64,32
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda