History of Modern Cremation in RomaniaeBook - 2013
Cremation, as a means of managing the post-mortem body, was reintroduced to Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, but would not become common practice until the second half of the nineteenth century. This was a major development, with multifaceted implications which generated heated debate. Initially, armed with a variety of arguments (hygienic, economic, aesthetic, and philosophical arguments citing freedom of conscience and will) the advocates of modern cremation - who tended to come ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (483 pages)