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Disposal of the dead

Author: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: At issue., Environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher's Website: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives-eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
ISBN: 9780737740929 0737740922 9780737740936 0737740930
OCLC Number: 229005480
Description: 119 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1: Disposal of the dead across cultures / Ealing School Service --
2: Dead should be buried / Michael Cahill --
3: Burying the dead pollutes groundwater / Richard D L Fulton --
4: Burials can be environmentally friendly / Kirsten Scharnberg --
5: Cremation harms the environment / DeeDee Correll --
6: Modern crematories are environmentally friendly / Paul F Rahill --
7: Contemporary funerals honor the dead / Robert Kastenbaum --
8: Contemporary funerals do not adequately honor the dead / John Fraser --
9: Contemporary funerals should include the body / Thomas Lynch --
10: Excarnation is an important religious tradition / Rachel Laribee --
11: Excarnation is no longer a viable way to dispose of the dead / Braden Reddall --
12: Plastination is an appropriate way to dispose of the dead / Tony Walter --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: At issue., Environment.
Responsibility: Diane Andrews Henningfield, editor.
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From the Publisher's Website: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives-eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.

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