Heritage of Death by Mattias Frihammar,Helaine Silverman

Heritage of Death
  • Title : Heritage of Death
  • Author : Mattias Frihammar,Helaine Silverman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1315440180
  • Pages : 244
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  • Language : English
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Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together more than twenty international scholars to consider the heritage of death from spatial, political, religious, economic, cultural, aesthetic and emotive aspects. It showcases different attitudes and phases of death and their relationship to heritage through ethnographically informed case studies to illustrate both general patterns and local and national variations. Through analyses of material expressions and social practices of grief, mourning and remembrance, this book shows not only what death means in contemporary societies, but also how individuals, groups and nations act towards death.


History of Duchess County, New York by James Hadden Smith,Hume H. Cale,William E. Roscoe

History of Duchess County, New York
  • Title : History of Duchess County, New York
  • Author : James Hadden Smith,Hume H. Cale,William E. Roscoe
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : 562
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  • Language : English
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Dying, Death, & Bereavement in Social Work Practice by Terry A. Wolfer,Vicki M. Runnion

Dying, Death, & Bereavement in Social Work Practice
  • Title : Dying, Death, & Bereavement in Social Work Practice
  • Author : Terry A. Wolfer,Vicki M. Runnion
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0231141742
  • Pages : 260
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  • Language : English
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Practitioners who work with clients at the end of their lives face difficult decisions concerning the client's self-determination, the kind of death he or she will have, and the prolongation of life. They must also remain sensitive to the beliefs and needs of family members and the legal, ethical, and spiritual ramifications of the client's death. Featuring twenty-three decision cases based on interviews with professional social workers, this unique volume allows students to wrestle with the often incomplete and conflicting information, ethical issues, and time constraints of actual cases. Instead of offering easy solutions, this book provides detailed accounts that provoke stimulating debates among students, enabling them to confront their own responses, beliefs, and uncertainties to hone their critical thinking and decision making skills for professional practice. *Please note: Teaching Notes for this volume will be available from Electronic Hallway in Spring 2010. To access the Teaching Notes, you must first become a member of the Electronic Hallway. The main Electronic Hallway web page is at https://hallway.org/index.php. To join, click Become a Hallway Member in the Get Involved category or point your browser directly to https://hallway.org/involved/join.php and provide the required information. After your instructor status has been confirmed, you will receive an e-mail granting access to the Electronic Hallway. Once logged on to Electronic Hallway as a member, click Case Search in the Cases and Resources category on themain web page. Enter "death, dying, bereavement" (without the quotation marks) in the search box, select "all of the words" in the drop down menu, and click Submit. The search process will generate a list of Teaching Notes for cases from Dying, Death, and Bereavement in Social Work Practice: Decision Cases for Advanced Practice.


Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice by Rochelle L. Millen

Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice
  • Title : Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice
  • Author : Rochelle L. Millen
  • Publisher : UPNE
  • ISBN Code : 9781584653653
  • Pages : 246
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  • Language : English
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A sensitive exploration of the development of pivotal life cycle rituals as they touch Jewish women's lives.


Life and Death in Rikers Island by Homer Venters

Life and Death in Rikers Island
  • Title : Life and Death in Rikers Island
  • Author : Homer Venters
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • ISBN Code : 1421427354
  • Pages : 200
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  • Language : English
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This revelatory and groundbreaking book concludes with the author's analysis of the case for closing Rikers Island jails and his advice on how to do it for the good of the incarcerated.


The American Biographical Dictionary by William Allen

The American Biographical Dictionary
  • Title : The American Biographical Dictionary
  • Author : William Allen
  • Publisher : Boston : Jewett
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 905
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  • Language : English
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Curing the Dread of Death by Rachel E. Menzies,Ross G. Menzies,Lisa Iverach

Curing the Dread of Death
  • Title : Curing the Dread of Death
  • Author : Rachel E. Menzies,Ross G. Menzies,Lisa Iverach
  • Publisher : Australian Academic Press
  • ISBN Code : 192564412X
  • Pages : 272
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  • Language : English
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The dread of death has appeared throughout recorded human history in art, literature, song, myth, and ritual. In both ancient and modern societies, the spectre of death has always been with us, stalking the terrified living who seek to avoid its inevitable arrival. Our attempts to respond to the finitude of life range from ancient burial customs such as mummification to computerised chatbots which imitate the personality of those who have departed. Such efforts speak to the uniqueness of humans in their awareness of their own mortality. Yet death is not to be feared. Indeed, it may hold the key to living a vital, authentic life. The many authors of this volume argue persuasively that we cannot live fully without complete acceptance of the fragility and finiteness of life. This unique book explores the dread of death and its management from a wide range of perspectives with researchers and writers from a variety of cultures, academic traditions and disciplines across the globe. The fields covered are broad — including palliative care and grief, psychodynamic theory, social, developmental and clinical psychology, sociology and anthropology, counselling practice as well as history, art, and philosophy. Not only is this book a fascinating journey into the very core of the human psyche, it is also a guide to our psychological health. The challenge we all face is to discover pathways to an acceptance of death that enables a life of significance and meaning. Read, learn, and explore what an examination of the dread of death can bring to one’s life.


Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-Related Contexts by Gabriele Lucius-Hoene,Christine Holmberg,Thorsten Meyer

Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-Related Contexts
  • Title : Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-Related Contexts
  • Author : Gabriele Lucius-Hoene,Christine Holmberg,Thorsten Meyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0198806663
  • Pages : 384
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  • Language : English
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What is it like to live with an illness? How do diagnostic procedures, treatments, and other encounters with medical institutions affect a patient's private and social life? By asking these types of questions, illness narratives have gained a reputation as a scientific domain in medicine in the last thirty years. Today, a patient's story plays an important role in doctor-patient communication and the development of a healing relationship. However, whereas patient experiences have been well acknowledged, methodologically reflected upon and widely collected as research data, less consideration has been invested in exploring how they work in practice. Used in the context of diagnosis, treatment, and teaching, patient stories give us a new perspective on how healthcare could be improved. Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-related Contexts highlights the problems, challenges, and opportunities we face when using patient perspectives in practice and research in a clear format to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of this field. It investigates the epistemological foundations and communicational properties of illness narratives, as well as the pragmatic effects of using them as clinical and educational instruments. Significantly, it presents new examples from patient intakes and interviews that illustrate the disparity in communication between patients and medical professionals. The studies in this book also evaluate the experiences of medical practitioners and students who consciously use patient narratives as a tool for improved communication and diagnosis. Divided into eight sections with practical examples for medical teaching and practice, this book covers the use of patient narratives in communication training and decision making across medicine and psychotherapy. In addition, it reflects on the ethical aspects of working with a patient's personal experience of their illness, reports on cultural differences across the globe, and analyses how patients' stories are used in politics and the media. Written by scholars from multiple disciplines across clinical and theoretical fields, this rich resource provides a critical stance on the use of narratives in medical research, education, and practice.


The Manifesto, Or, A Declaration of the Doctrines and Practice of the Church of Christ by John Dunlavy

The Manifesto, Or, A Declaration of the Doctrines and Practice of the Church of Christ
  • Title : The Manifesto, Or, A Declaration of the Doctrines and Practice of the Church of Christ
  • Author : John Dunlavy
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : 520
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  • Language : English
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Shorthand Instruction and Practice by Julius Ensign Rockwell

Shorthand Instruction and Practice
  • Title : Shorthand Instruction and Practice
  • Author : Julius Ensign Rockwell
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 206
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  • Language : English
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Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement by Neil Thompson,Gerry R. Cox

Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Title : Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Author : Neil Thompson,Gerry R. Cox
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN Code : 1315453843
  • Pages : 384
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  • Language : English
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The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of grief-related topics and concerns. Guidance is given in each chapter to help spur readers to examine other topics in thanatology through a sociological lens. Scholars, students, and professionals will come away from the handbook with a nuanced understanding of the social context –cultural differences, power relations, the role of social processes and institutions, and various other sociological factors – that shape grief experiences.


A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the Resulting Action for Mesne Profits by John Adams

A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the Resulting Action for Mesne Profits
  • Title : A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the Resulting Action for Mesne Profits
  • Author : John Adams
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 451
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  • Language : English
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The Institutes and Practice of Surgery by William Gibson

The Institutes and Practice of Surgery
  • Title : The Institutes and Practice of Surgery
  • Author : William Gibson
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  • Pages : N.A
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Pursuing Death by S. Settar

Pursuing Death
  • Title : Pursuing Death
  • Author : S. Settar
  • Publisher : Primus Books
  • ISBN Code : 9789380607436
  • Pages : 300
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  • Language : English
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Pursuing Death is takes forward the central theme of Inviting Death and is a result of further exploration in the field. The author was able to address the issues related to the theory and practice of the voluntary termination of life by using a new methodology and instances were drawn from the Kavya Literature.


A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the resulting Action for Mesne profits. The second edition, with considerable additions by John ADAMS (Sergeant at Law.)

A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the resulting Action for Mesne profits. The second edition, with considerable additions
  • Title : A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment, and the resulting Action for Mesne profits. The second edition, with considerable additions
  • Author : John ADAMS (Sergeant at Law.)
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 454
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  • Language : English
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Death and Changing Rituals by J. Rasmus Brandt,HÎkon Ingvaldsen,Marina Prusac

Death and Changing Rituals
  • Title : Death and Changing Rituals
  • Author : J. Rasmus Brandt,HÎkon Ingvaldsen,Marina Prusac
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • ISBN Code : 178297640X
  • Pages : 320
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  • Language : English
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The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may range from a simple act of deportment in solitude to the engagement of large masses of people in laborious and creative festivities. In a funerary context the term ritual may be taken to represent a process that incorporates all the actions performed and thoughts expressed in connection with a dying and dead person, from the preparatory pre-death stages to the final deposition of the corpse and the post-mortem stages of grief and commemoration. The contributions presented here are focused not on the examination of different funerary practices, their function and meaning, but on the changes of such rituals _ how and when they occurred and how they may be explained. Based on case studies from a range of geographical regions and from different prehistoric and historical periods, a range of key themes are examined concerning belief and ritual, body and deposition, place, performance and commemoration, exploring a complex web of practices.


Labor Law and Practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor Law and Practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Title : Labor Law and Practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Author : United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 103
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  • Language : English
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Tracts on Christian doctrine and practice by Christian doctrine

Tracts on Christian doctrine and practice
  • Title : Tracts on Christian doctrine and practice
  • Author : Christian doctrine
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Death in the Victorian Family by Patricia Jalland

Death in the Victorian Family
  • Title : Death in the Victorian Family
  • Author : Patricia Jalland
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN Code : 9780198208327
  • Pages : 464
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  • Language : English
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Death in the Victorian Family explores family experiences of dying, death, grieving, and mourning in the years between 1830 and 1920. The author examines the experiences of 55 families, including the Gladstones, the Lytteltons, and the Royal Family.


Some Scriptural Directions and Advice to assist the faith and practice of true believers. [By J. Glover.] ... The third edition, corrected. ... To which is added, two Consolatory Letters, written by an eminent Christian [J. Glover], etc by N.A

Some Scriptural Directions and Advice to assist the faith and practice of true believers. [By J. Glover.] ... The third edition, corrected. ... To which is added, two Consolatory Letters, written by an eminent Christian [J. Glover], etc
  • Title : Some Scriptural Directions and Advice to assist the faith and practice of true believers. [By J. Glover.] ... The third edition, corrected. ... To which is added, two Consolatory Letters, written by an eminent Christian [J. Glover], etc
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : N.A
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The Principles and practice of medicine v. 2 by Charles Hilton Fagge

The Principles and practice of medicine v. 2
  • Title : The Principles and practice of medicine v. 2
  • Author : Charles Hilton Fagge
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What to observe at the Bedside and after death in medical cases, etc by BEDSIDE.

What to observe at the Bedside and after death in medical cases, etc
  • Title : What to observe at the Bedside and after death in medical cases, etc
  • Author : BEDSIDE.
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 136
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  • Language : English
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Queen's Bench and Practice Court Reports ... [1844-1882]. by Ontario. Court of King's Bench,J. Hillyard Cameron,Sir James Lukin Robinson,Christopher Robinson,H. C. W. Wethey,Salter Jehosaphat Van Koughnet

Queen's Bench and Practice Court Reports ... [1844-1882].
  • Title : Queen's Bench and Practice Court Reports ... [1844-1882].
  • Author : Ontario. Court of King's Bench,J. Hillyard Cameron,Sir James Lukin Robinson,Christopher Robinson,H. C. W. Wethey,Salter Jehosaphat Van Koughnet
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : N.A
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Labor Law and Practice in Brazil by United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics,Gustav Adolph Sallas

Labor Law and Practice in Brazil
  • Title : Labor Law and Practice in Brazil
  • Author : United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics,Gustav Adolph Sallas
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  • Pages : 80
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  • Language : English
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Outlines of Midwifery, Developing Its Principles and Practice by John Tricker Conquest

Outlines of Midwifery, Developing Its Principles and Practice
  • Title : Outlines of Midwifery, Developing Its Principles and Practice
  • Author : John Tricker Conquest
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 222
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Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic by Thomas Watson

Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic
  • Title : Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic
  • Author : Thomas Watson
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A General Biographical Dictionary by John Gorton

A General Biographical Dictionary
  • Title : A General Biographical Dictionary
  • Author : John Gorton
  • Publisher :
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Observations on the principal medical institutions and practice of France, Italy and Germany by Edwin Lee

Observations on the principal medical institutions and practice of France, Italy and Germany
  • Title : Observations on the principal medical institutions and practice of France, Italy and Germany
  • Author : Edwin Lee
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A Familiar Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Masonic Jurisprudence by John W. Simons

A Familiar Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Masonic Jurisprudence
  • Title : A Familiar Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Masonic Jurisprudence
  • Author : John W. Simons
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : 319
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The Application of the Principles and Practice of Homoeopathy to Obstetrics and the Disorders Peculiar to Women and Young Children by Henry Newell Guernsey

The Application of the Principles and Practice of Homoeopathy to Obstetrics and the Disorders Peculiar to Women and Young Children
  • Title : The Application of the Principles and Practice of Homoeopathy to Obstetrics and the Disorders Peculiar to Women and Young Children
  • Author : Henry Newell Guernsey
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  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 1004
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  • Language : English
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral, & Philosophical Knowledge by N.A

The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral, & Philosophical Knowledge
  • Title : The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral, & Philosophical Knowledge
  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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Counter-irritation, Its Principles and Practice by Augustus Bozzi Granville

Counter-irritation, Its Principles and Practice
  • Title : Counter-irritation, Its Principles and Practice
  • Author : Augustus Bozzi Granville
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  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 360
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  • Language : English
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The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice by William Goodell

The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice
  • Title : The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice
  • Author : William Goodell
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  • Pages : 431
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Report in Favor of the Abolition of the Punishment of Death by Law by John Louis O'Sullivan,New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Select Committee on Capital Punishment

Report in Favor of the Abolition of the Punishment of Death by Law
  • Title : Report in Favor of the Abolition of the Punishment of Death by Law
  • Author : John Louis O'Sullivan,New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Select Committee on Capital Punishment
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  • Pages : 168
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  • Language : English
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A new general English dictionary: to which is prefixed, a compendious English grammar: together with a supplement of the proper names of the most noted kingdoms, provinces, cities, etc. of the world. Begun by Mr T. D., and now finish'd by W. Pardon. Third edition by Thomas DYCHE

A new general English dictionary: to which is prefixed, a compendious English grammar: together with a supplement of the proper names of the most noted kingdoms, provinces, cities, etc. of the world. Begun by Mr T. D., and now finish'd by W. Pardon. Third edition
  • Title : A new general English dictionary: to which is prefixed, a compendious English grammar: together with a supplement of the proper names of the most noted kingdoms, provinces, cities, etc. of the world. Begun by Mr T. D., and now finish'd by W. Pardon. Third edition
  • Author : Thomas DYCHE
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  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : N.A
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Composition and Rhetoric by Practice by William Williams

Composition and Rhetoric by Practice
  • Title : Composition and Rhetoric by Practice
  • Author : William Williams
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 238
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The Law and Practice of the Bankruptcy Court, Ireland by W. H. Kisbey

The Law and Practice of the Bankruptcy Court, Ireland
  • Title : The Law and Practice of the Bankruptcy Court, Ireland
  • Author : W. H. Kisbey
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 534
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On the Theory and Practice of Midwifery by Fleetwood Churchill

On the Theory and Practice of Midwifery
  • Title : On the Theory and Practice of Midwifery
  • Author : Fleetwood Churchill
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 510
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  • Language : English
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1001 Questions and Answers on the Theory and Practice of Teaching by Benjamin Adams Hathaway

1001 Questions and Answers on the Theory and Practice of Teaching
  • Title : 1001 Questions and Answers on the Theory and Practice of Teaching
  • Author : Benjamin Adams Hathaway
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  • Pages : 111
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Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism by Jacqueline Ilyse Stone,Mariko Namba Walter

Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism
  • Title : Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism
  • Author : Jacqueline Ilyse Stone,Mariko Namba Walter
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • ISBN Code : 0824832043
  • Pages : 382
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  • Language : English
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"For more than a thousand years, Buddhism has dominated Japanese death rituals and concepts of the afterlife. The nine essays in this volume, ranging chronologically from the tenth century to the present, bring to light both continuity and change in death practices over time. They also explore the interrelated issues of how Buddhist death rites have addressed individual concerns about the afterlife while also filling social and institutional needs and how Buddhist death-related practices have assimilated and refigured elements from other traditions, bringing together disparate, even conflicting, ideas about the dead, their postmortem fate, and what constitutes normative Buddhist practice." "Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism constitutes a major step toward understanding how Buddhism in Japan has forged and retained its hold on deathrelated thought and practice, providing one of the most detailed and comprehensive accounts of the topic to date."--BOOK JACKET.