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

Author/Creator:
Filby, Evan E. (Evan Everett), 1943- author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
May, Luke S., 1892-1965.
Criminologists -- United States -- Biography.
Forensic sciences -- United States.
Criminologists.
Forensic sciences.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Filby, Evan E. (Evan Everett), 1943- author. American Sherlock
ISBN:
9781538129180
1538129183
OCLC:
1081355349
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