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    DescriptionNow available in paperback! In this first reference book devoted entirely to mortuary science, Szabo presents a thorough bibliographical examination of the funeral industry and related subjects, including even the most specialized area in the field. Most citations are annotated, with special notes on editions and reprints. Areas covered include autopsy, cremation, burial rites and ceremonies, caskets and vaults, cemeteries, embalming, epitaphs, ethnic customs, funeral dress and apparel, funeral music, funeral reform, grave markers, laws and regulations, liturgies and sermons, memorial societies, organ and body donation, premature burial, pre-need service, restorative art, and several others. The text is organized by subject, with author and title indexes. Five appendixes feature addresses for associations and organizations, information on schools of mortuary science, accreditation procedures and standards of the American Board of Funeral Service Education, periodicals in the field, and a list of state funeral service examining boards. Will be useful to students, librarians, and researchers as well as funeral service personnel.


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    Title
    Mortuary Science
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John F. Szabo
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 204
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780810845879
    ISBN 10: 0810845873
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26820
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    DC21: 363.7
    LC classification: Q
    BISAC V2.8: TEC000000, SCI060000
    DC22: 363.7
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A66820000
    BIC subject category V2: MQZ
    Thema V1.0: GBC, TB, PD
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    bibliography, index
    Publisher
    Scarecrow Press
    Imprint name
    Scarecrow Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Lanham, MD
    Author Information
    John F. Szabo ( M.I.L.S., University of Michigan) is Director, Robinson Public Library District, Robinson, IL. Formerly Head Librarian, University of Michigan's Residential College, he has studied the literature of mortuary science for several years.