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The Resource Death : the scientific facts to help us understand it better, Richard Béliveau, Denis Gingras ; [translated from French (Canad a) by Barbara Sandilands]

Death : the scientific facts to help us understand it better, Richard Béliveau, Denis Gingras ; [translated from French (Canad a) by Barbara Sandilands]

Label
Death : the scientific facts to help us understand it better
Title
Death
Title remainder
the scientific facts to help us understand it better
Statement of responsibility
Richard Béliveau, Denis Gingras ; [translated from French (Canad a) by Barbara Sandilands]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Death is a comprehensive examination of that universal human experience. To better our understanding of death--and so perhaps fear it less--the book explains the biological processes and the different causes of death, and examines the human perceptions of death throughout history and across cultures."--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Béliveau, Richard
Dewey number
571.9/39
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH530
LC item number
.B4513 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gingras, Denis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death (Biology)
  • Life (Biology)
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
Label
Death : the scientific facts to help us understand it better, Richard Béliveau, Denis Gingras ; [translated from French (Canad a) by Barbara Sandilands]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in French under the title: La mort
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A material soul -- Dying-- that's life! -- Living with the awareness of death : between hope and fear -- The wear and tear of time -- Dying little by little -- Dying from infections -- Poisons : fascination and danger -- Violent deaths -- Unusual and dramatic deaths -- Postmortem events -- Dying of laughter
Control code
914760
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781554079964
Lccn
2012474086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554079964
  • (OCoLC)777304297
Label
Death : the scientific facts to help us understand it better, Richard Béliveau, Denis Gingras ; [translated from French (Canad a) by Barbara Sandilands]
Publication
Note
Originally published in French under the title: La mort
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A material soul -- Dying-- that's life! -- Living with the awareness of death : between hope and fear -- The wear and tear of time -- Dying little by little -- Dying from infections -- Poisons : fascination and danger -- Violent deaths -- Unusual and dramatic deaths -- Postmortem events -- Dying of laughter
Control code
914760
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781554079964
Lccn
2012474086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554079964
  • (OCoLC)777304297

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