Mortuary Science

Mortuary Science : A Sourcebook

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Now 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • Scarecrow Press
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Reprint
  • bibliography, index
  • 0810845873
  • 9780810845879
  • 667,030

About John F. Szabo

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.show more

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