Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts

Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts

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Drawing on extensive historical and anthropological research, personal accounts, and interviews with people who work in the funeral industry, Penny Colman examines the compelling subjects of death and burial across cultures and societies. The text, enriched with stories both humorous and poignant, includes details about the decomposition and embalming processes (an adult corpse buried six feet deep without a coffin will usually take five to ten years to turn into… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (December 14, 1997)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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