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Encyclopedia of death and the human experience

Author: Clifton D Bryant; Dennis L Peck; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2009.
Series: Gale virtual reference library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses traditional death and dying-related topics, focusing on the human experience. Includes the complex cultural beliefs and traditions and the institutionalized social rituals that surround dying and death, as well as the array of emotional responses relating to bereavement, grieving, and mourning.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bryant, Clifton D., 1932-
Encyclopedia of death & the human experience.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2009
(DLC) 2008052884
(OCoLC)251215640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton D Bryant; Dennis L Peck; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
ISBN: 9781412971980 1412971985 9781412951784 141295178X 9781412972031 1412972035 9781452266169 1452266166
OCLC Number: 310834398
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010
Winner of 2010 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xxxvii, 1102 pages)) : illustrations, digital, HTML, PDF.
Contents: V. 1. A-G --
v. 2. H-Z Index.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library
Other Titles: Sage reference online.
Responsibility: editors, Clifton D. Bryant [and] Dennis L. Peck.

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This two-volume Encyclopdia - through multidisciplinary and international contributions and perspectives - organizes, defines and clarifies more than 300 death-related concepts.  Read more...

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