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

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

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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Purified by Fire' tells the story of cremation's rise from notoriety to legitimacy and takes a provocative new look at important transformations in the American cultural landscape over the last 150 years
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N$T
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unknown
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Prothero, Stephen R
Dewey number
393/.2
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Series statement
eBooks from EBSCOhost
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cremation
  • Cremation
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Electronic books
  • Electronic books
Label
Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=66035
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Publication
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-261) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART ONE: BIRTH, 18741896 -- 1. The Cremation of Baron De Palm -- 2. Sanitary Reform -- 3. Resurrection and the Resurrectionists -- PART TWO: BRICKS AND MORTAR, 18961963 -- 4. The Business of Cremation -- 5. The Memorial Idea -- PART THREE: BOOM, 1963PRESENT -- 6. Consumers Last Rites -- 7. Contemporary Ways of Cremation -- Timeline -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W
Control code
tsl-ebsco23050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 266 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49570142
Label
Purified by fire : a history of cremation in America, Stephen Prothero, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=66035
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-261) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART ONE: BIRTH, 18741896 -- 1. The Cremation of Baron De Palm -- 2. Sanitary Reform -- 3. Resurrection and the Resurrectionists -- PART TWO: BRICKS AND MORTAR, 18961963 -- 4. The Business of Cremation -- 5. The Memorial Idea -- PART THREE: BOOM, 1963PRESENT -- 6. Consumers Last Rites -- 7. Contemporary Ways of Cremation -- Timeline -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W
Control code
tsl-ebsco23050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 266 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49570142

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