[Reading] ➸ Silent Witnesses By Nigel McCrery – Burberry-outlets-online.co.uk

Silent Witnesses Crime Novelist And Former Police Officer Nigel McCrery Provides An Account Of All The Major Areas Of Forensic Science From Around The World Over The Past Two Centuries The Book Weaves Dramatic Narrative And Scientific Principles Together In A Way That Allows Readers To Figure Out Crimes Along With The Experts Readers Are Introduced To Such Fascinating Figures As Dr Edmond Locard, The French Sherlock Holmes Edward Heinrich, Wizard Of Berkeley, Who Is Credited With Having Solved Than 2,000 Crimes And Alphonse Bertillon, The French Scientist Whose Guiding Principle, No Two Individuals Share The Same Characteristics, Became The Core Of Criminal Identification Landmark Crime Investigations Examined In Depth Include A Notorious Murder Involving Blood Evidence And Defended By F Lee Bailey, The Seminal 1936 Murder That Demonstrated The Usefulness Of The Microscope In Examining Trace Evidence, The 1849 Murder Of A Wealthy Boston Businessman That Demonstrated How Difficult It Is To Successfully Dispose Of A Corpse, And Many Others. Started slow but once the author got to the chapter on DNA it was fascinating. Police programmes with a focus on forensics are hugely popular, the CSI franchise getting some 30 million viewers at the height of its popularity The realists of course know that actual real life forensics isn t like that, it s often laborious and very time consuming The instantaneous results obtained by Horatio Caine and Mac Taylor don t reflect real life And certainly not back a few hundred years ago when forensic science was just starting out This book took me a while to read because it s Police programmes with a focus on forensics are hugely popular, the CSI franchise getting some 30 million viewers at the height of its popularity The realists of course know that actual real life forensics isn t like that, it s often laborious and very time consuming The instantaneous results obtained by Horatio Caine and Mac Taylor don t reflect real life And certainly not back a few hundred years ago when forensic science was just starting out This book took me a while to read because it s one I picked up and read a few chapters of and put down again It s not something I wanted to read continuously not because it wasn t good just because I don t want to take in large amounts of detail all at once The book is very informative, and would be perfect for somebody studying this field or someone looking to stud 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 or looked at the mechanics hands to wonder what chemicals and substances they might transfer I gotthan a few weird looks of my own Silent Witnesses is a solid introduction to forensics, with 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 I guess I ve read too many books on forensic science as it pertains to solving crimes, because this book was mostly a rehash of cases I was already familiar with, and not written in a terribly gripping way It might not be bad for a starter book for ok be endim Polisiye romanlar her zaman ok seven, Bones ve CSI gibi dizilerin m ptelas olan benim i in adli t p tarihini ger ek olaylarla okumak ger ekten m thi ti. Quick tour of some of the advances in forensics from DNA to fingerprinting. This was a really engaging look at the history of forensic science, particularly relating to murder cases I have a good background knowledge in the area, and thought this was very well researched The histo 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 notes, is a history of uniqueness The book is divided into chapters, with each section discussing the technological progression of one particular form of forensic evidence fingerprints and physical identi 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 notes, is a history of uniqueness The book is divided into chapters, with each section discussing the technological progression of one particular form of forensic evidence fingerprints and physical identifiers, ballistics, blood, trace evidence, the body, poisons, and DNA The writing is casual and conversational, with each technological advance accompanied by an anecdote that demonstrates the efficacy of the new technology I was especially entertained by the unexpected details for example, the first time fingerprints were used to solve a murder was in Argen I picked up this book from the Library because I majored in Forensic Chemistry and love reading books on the topic The book is broken down into 7 main topics that Forensics covers He goes through each chapter giving a nice background on each topic and also gives various stories of how different cases helped or used a method to bring justice to the perpetrator Many of the cases I had never heard before and I thoroughly enjoyed the history behind the methods ideas.I give this book 3 stars for a I picked up this book from the Library because I majored in Forensic Chemistry and love reading books on the topic The book is broken down into 7 main topics that Forensics covers He goes through each chapter giving a nice background on each topic and also gives various stories of how different cases helped or used a method to bring justice to the perpetrator Many of the cases I had never heard before and I thoroughly enjoyed the history behind the methods ideas.I give this book 3 stars for a couple reasons first, I feel that the book could have been better edited There are times where the text completely jumps In one paragraph he will be talking about


About the Author: Nigel McCrery

Nigel Colin McCrery is an English screenwriter and ex police officer.


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