Grave Matters Encounters with Death Around the World by Nigel Barley

Cover of: Grave Matters | Nigel Barley

Published by Waveland Pr Inc .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12242568M
ISBN 101577664310
ISBN 109781577664314

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A companion to Mark Harris' book Grave Matters, explores the green burial -- or natural burial -- movement in the U.S. and Canada, following natural cemeteries, memorial reefs, cremation, burial at sea, home funerals, casket making, and rural/backyard burial.

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