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Encyclopedia of cremation

Author: Douglas James Davies; Lewis H Mates
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
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"The Encyclopedia of Cremation is the first major reference resource focused on cremation. Spanning many world cultures it documents regional histories, ideological movements and leading individuals that fostered cremation whilst also presenting cremation as a universal practice. Tracing ancient and classical cremation sites, historical and contemporary cremation processes and procedures of both scientific and legal
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
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Encyclopedia of cremation.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005
(OCoLC)892050677
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas James Davies; Lewis H Mates
ISBN: 0754637735 9780754637738
OCLC Number: 57169945
Description: xxvii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction; A-Z Entries; Cremation statistics; Chronology of cremation; Cremation Society Archive Sources; Select bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas J. Davies with Lewis H. Mates.
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