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The Resource The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times, Michael Kerrigan

The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times, Michael Kerrigan

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The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times
Title
The history of death
Title remainder
burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times
Statement of responsibility
Michael Kerrigan
Title variation
  • Burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times
  • Death
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerrigan, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.K47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Burial
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
Label
The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times, Michael Kerrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index
Contents
The beginning or the end : ideas of afterlife -- Ancient funerary rites -- Death and judgment -- The ancestors at hand -- The demanding dead -- Towards modernity, the Western tradition -- A world of rituals -- Death, present and future
Control code
148949412
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781599212012
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)148949412
Label
The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times, Michael Kerrigan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index
Contents
The beginning or the end : ideas of afterlife -- Ancient funerary rites -- Death and judgment -- The ancestors at hand -- The demanding dead -- Towards modernity, the Western tradition -- A world of rituals -- Death, present and future
Control code
148949412
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781599212012
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)148949412

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