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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of cremation
(DLC) 2004027893
(OCoLC)57169945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas James Davies; Lewis H Mates
ISBN: 9781849728126 1849728127 9781409423171 1409423174
OCLC Number: 710016698
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 488 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Advertising: The Rhetoric of Crematoria --
AIDS/HIV --
Alternative Spiritualities --
Ancestors --
Ancient Greece --
Animals --
Apparent Death --
Archaeology of Britain --
Architects --
Architecture --
Argentina --
Argentine Cremation Societies --
Argentine Cremationists --
Art --
'The Ashes' --
Ashes --
Ashes of Isaac --
Asplund, Erik Gunnar --
Auschwitz --
Australia --
Austria --
Austrian Cremation Societies --
Bahá'ís --
Bali --
Balkan States (Former Yugoslavia) --
Barrier, Gustav --
Belgium --
Boltenstern, Erich --
Book of Remembrance --
Borneo/Sarawak --
British Funerary Companies --
Brodrick Committee --
Browne, Sir Thomas --
Buddhism --
Business --
Cameron, Sir Charles --
Cana --
Canada --
Cannibalism --
Catholic Church --
Celebrity --
Celestis --
Cemeteries and Crematoria --
Certificates and Medical Forms (UK) --
China --
Cholera and Typhoid --
A Chronology of Cremation --
Church of England --
Cineraria --
Class --
Cloisters --
Coffins --
Coletti, Ferdinando --
Columbaria --
Connaught, Duchess Of --
Conveyor-Belt --
Corpse Symbolism --
Cremains --
Cremation Acts and Regulations (UK) --
Cremation Process --
Cremation Society Archive Sources --
Cremation Society of Great Britain --
Cremation Statistics --
Cremationist --
Crematorium --
Cremators --
Cremulation --
Crime --
Czech Republic --
D'Albertis, Luigi Maria --
Daubenfeld, Dr Arthur --
Davies' Law of Cremation --
De Rosa, Andries --
Death Registration Service --
Declaration of 1874 --
Denmark --
Dignity and Violence --
Dilke, Lady Katherine --
Doctors --
Douwes Dekker, Eduard (Multatuli) --
Dresden --
Dudok, W.M. --
Early Modern Western Europe: 1500-1750 --
Eassie, William --
Ecology --
Economics (UK) --
Epidemics --
Eternal Reefs --
Ethiopia: Addis Ababa --
Execution --
Fabretti, Ariodante --
Fabretti Foundation --
Falbisaner, Robert Oscar Léon --
Fayans, Stefan --
Federation of British Cremation Authorities --
Film --
Finland --
Fire --
Foetus --
Fossvogur Church, Reykjavik --
Fountain Dispersal--Budapest --
France --
Frankenstein --
Freemasonry --
Freud, Sigmund --
Fry, Edwin Maxwell --
Fuel --
Furnace Shaft Architecture --
Gardens of Remembrance (UK) --
Gender --
Genoese Cremation Society --
Germany --
Ghana --
Gilgamesh --
Golders Green Crematorium --
Great Britain: Companies Fostering Cremation --
Greece --
Guy Fawkes Night --
Gypsies --
Haden, Sir Francis Seymour --
Hanham Cremations --
Haweis, Hugh Reginald --
Hazemann, Dr Robert Henri --
Heretics --
Hertz, Robert --
Hill, Joe --
Hinduism --
Holzmeister, Clemens --
Hong Kong --
Hope and Fear --
Humanism --
Humour --
Hungary --
Iceland --
Identity --
Impurity and Purity --
India --
International Cremation Federation (ICF) --
International Movement of Remains --
Internet --
Ireland (Eire) --
Islam --
Italy --
Japan --
Journals (Italian) --
Judaism --
Kan, J.M. --
Keller Gottfried --
Kenya --
Korea --
Küchenmeister, Friedrich --
Latin (Central and South) America --
Law --
Legrain, Paul-Maurice --
Lemoyne, Francis Julius --
Lewerentz, Sigurd --
Lien-Teh, Dr Wu --
Literary Cremation --
Luxembourg --
Maccoll, Ewan --
Malaya, Malaysia and Singapore --
Materialism and Enlightenment --
Medicine --
Memorials and Memorialization --
Mercury --
Miasma --
Mitford, Jessica --
Monaco --
Mormonism --
Namibia --
Nazi Cremation --
Nepal --
Netherlands: Societies and Law --
New Zealand --
Norway --
Object Cremation --
Open-Air Cremation (UK) --
Penna, Jose --
Pets --
Pharos International --
Phoenix --
Pini, Gaetano --
Politics --
Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (UK) --
Porte-Cochere --
Portugal --
Postmortem Examination --
Pratt, Honoretta --
Premature Burial --
Price, Dr William --
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) --
Rademaker, L.A. --
Remains --
Resurrection --
Rites of Passage --
Ritual and Symbolism --
Robinson, William --
Romania --
Romans --
Russia and The Ussr --
Sati --
Schulte, Julius --
Schumacher, Fritz --
Secondary Burial --
Secularization and Secularism --
Shelley, Percy Bysshe --
Siedek, Oskar --
Siemens, Friederich --
Soul --
South Africa --
Spain --
Spontaneous Human Combustion --
Stephen, James Fitzjames --
Stockholm Woodland Crematorium --
Suriname --
Sweden --
Tax --
Telophase Society (USA) --
Thompson, Sir Henry --
Tibet --
Typhoid --
Undertakers and Early Cremations (UK) --
Urns --
Usa --
Vaillant, C.J. --
Vampires --
Van Lissa, P.K. --
Vienna Crematorium --
Viking Sweden --
War --
Westminster Abbey --
Widlar, Anton --
Women --
Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) --
Zoroastrianism.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas J. Davies with Lewis H. Mates.
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