Combining classic whodunit storytelling with a meticulous take on the science and history of forensics, this absorbing series charts 200 years?worth of incredible innovation. From the DNA work that recreates the face of a killer, to the hair analysis that can reveal where you live, the series profiles the cutting-edge techniques of today, before examining their origins in some of the strangest cases in the forensic casebook. Each is placed in its historical context, revealing the wider picture of science, technology and culture that resulted in the key forensic discoveries. This intriguing, in-depth study is a comprehensive look at the vital evidence that builds a case. Whether analyzing fingerprints and fibers, or scrutinizing pistols and poison, Catching History’s Criminals is the definitive take on a fascinating subject.