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Encyclopedia of Cremation.

Author: Douglas J Davies; Lewis H Mates
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 while also presenting cremation as a universal practice. This work is also an essential sourcebook for students on the growing number of death-studies courses and wider studies in religion,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Davies, Douglas J.
Encyclopedia of Cremation.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas J Davies; Lewis H Mates
ISBN: 9781409423171 1409423174
OCLC Number: 694729121
Description: 1 online resource (517 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Introduction; A-Z Entries; Cremation Statistics; A Chronology of Cremation; Cremation Society Archive Sources; Select Bibliography; Index.

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