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The Resource American Sherlock : remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation, Evan E. Filby

American Sherlock : remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation, Evan E. Filby

Label
American Sherlock : remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation
Title
American Sherlock
Title remainder
remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation
Statement of responsibility
Evan E. Filby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American Sherlock is the biography of pioneer criminologist Luke S. May and describes the role he played in the development of scientific methods of investigation
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10807473
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Filby, Evan E.
Dewey number
  • 363.25092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6023.M39
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • May, Luke S
  • Criminologists
  • Forensic sciences
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation
Label
American Sherlock : remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation, Evan E. Filby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and acknowledgements -- Scientific detection -- A criminologist is born -- The early case-book of Luke May -- Moving to greener fields -- Centralia deaths spark career surge -- Education, innovation and more national renown -- Fame grows, at some cost -- Notoriety follows a lull -- Work and play -- Tool marks are the key -- Chicago calls -- Spreading the word -- Chief of detectives and criminologist -- Riding the crest -- War clouds gather -- Naval intelligence duty -- The game has changed -- Playing out the string -- Retrospective -- Appendix: cases overview -- Endnotes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781538129180
Lccn
2019005457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
American Sherlock : remembering a forgotten pioneer in scientific crime investigation, Evan E. Filby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and acknowledgements -- Scientific detection -- A criminologist is born -- The early case-book of Luke May -- Moving to greener fields -- Centralia deaths spark career surge -- Education, innovation and more national renown -- Fame grows, at some cost -- Notoriety follows a lull -- Work and play -- Tool marks are the key -- Chicago calls -- Spreading the word -- Chief of detectives and criminologist -- Riding the crest -- War clouds gather -- Naval intelligence duty -- The game has changed -- Playing out the string -- Retrospective -- Appendix: cases overview -- Endnotes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781538129180
Lccn
2019005457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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