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The Resource Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero

Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero

Label
Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America
Title
Purified by fire
Title remainder
a history of cremation in America
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Prothero
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
393/.2
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3330
LC item number
.P76 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • The Business of Cremation.
  • 5.
  • The Memorial Idea
  • Part Three: Boom, 1963-Present.
  • 6.
  • Consumers' Last Rites.
  • 7.
  • Contemporary Ways of Cremation
  • Part One: Birth, 1874-1896.
  • 1.
  • The Cremation of Baron De Palm.
  • 2.
  • Sanitary Reform.
  • 3.
  • Resurrection and the Resurrectionists
  • Part Two: Bricks and Mortar, 1896-1963.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 266 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520208162
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00059005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn367772912
Label
Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • The Business of Cremation.
  • 5.
  • The Memorial Idea
  • Part Three: Boom, 1963-Present.
  • 6.
  • Consumers' Last Rites.
  • 7.
  • Contemporary Ways of Cremation
  • Part One: Birth, 1874-1896.
  • 1.
  • The Cremation of Baron De Palm.
  • 2.
  • Sanitary Reform.
  • 3.
  • Resurrection and the Resurrectionists
  • Part Two: Bricks and Mortar, 1896-1963.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 266 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520208162
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00059005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn367772912

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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