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The foot in forensic human identification - a review. / Davies, Catriona; Hackman, L.; Black, Sue.

In: Foot, Vol. 24, No. 1, 03.2014, p. 31-36.

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Davies, Catriona ; Hackman, L. ; Black, Sue. / The foot in forensic human identification - a review. In: Foot. 2014 ; Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 31-36.

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