From Dust to Ashes (Innbundet)

Cremation and the British Way of Death

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 250
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333692981
Omtale: From Dust to Ashes
Seventy per cent of British families now choose cremation for their funerals, a rapid change in traditional death customs. This is the first book to investigate why cremation replaced burial. It examines the political, religious, economic and social reasons behind personal choice and sets them in a European context. This study is doubly timely with the expanding scholarly interest in death studies, and the new media interest in the British way of death.

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