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The Resource Memento mori : the dead among us, Paul Koudounaris

Memento mori : the dead among us, Paul Koudounaris

Label
Memento mori : the dead among us
Title
Memento mori
Title remainder
the dead among us
Statement of responsibility
Paul Koudounaris
Creator
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astonishing story of how the dead live on in memorials and traditions across the globe, from Ethiopia and Nepal to Cambodia and Rwanda, told through arresting images and captivating narration
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koudounaris, Paul
Dewey number
393/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burial
  • Ossuaries
  • Catacombs
  • Burial
  • Catacombs
  • Ossuaries
  • Death
  • Attitude to Death
  • Skeleton
  • Bone and Bones
  • Burial
  • Catacombs
  • Ossuaries
Label
Memento mori : the dead among us, Paul Koudounaris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The dead will rise: Macabre masterpieces of the nineteenth century
  • The gates of paradise: bones and salvation in the Christian tradition
  • They walk among us: mysterious burial caves in Asia
  • Blessed Souls: elaborate ossuaries in the Catholic world
  • They shall not parish: memorials in bone to victims of tragedy
  • Remains to be seen: mummies and other exquisite corpses
  • Crossing the border: the living and the dead in Bolivia
  • Heavenly glory: decorated bones from around the world
Control code
1476461
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780500517789
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014944638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780500517789
  • (OCoLC)881207927
Label
Memento mori : the dead among us, Paul Koudounaris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The dead will rise: Macabre masterpieces of the nineteenth century
  • The gates of paradise: bones and salvation in the Christian tradition
  • They walk among us: mysterious burial caves in Asia
  • Blessed Souls: elaborate ossuaries in the Catholic world
  • They shall not parish: memorials in bone to victims of tragedy
  • Remains to be seen: mummies and other exquisite corpses
  • Crossing the border: the living and the dead in Bolivia
  • Heavenly glory: decorated bones from around the world
Control code
1476461
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780500517789
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014944638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780500517789
  • (OCoLC)881207927

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