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Speaking for the dead : cadavers in biology and medicine.
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ISBN: 0754620735 Year: 2000 Publisher: Aldershot Ashgate

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This text discusses issues in the use of human cadavers and tissues in science and medicine. Areas examined include the use of biopsies from surgical operations, the ethics of using human DNA and stem cells in research and the transplantation of animal tissue into humans. This text explores issues surrounding the use of human cadavers and human tissues in science and medicine. This is an area of increasing significance in contemporary society, as more and more techniques become available for manipulating human genes and human material (including embryos, body organs and brain tissue). These issues are explored through case studies from contemporary society. Some of the most topical issues examined include plastination of human bodies as an art form, the use of biopsies from surgical operations, the ethics of using human DNA and stem cells in research, and the debate surrounding the transplantation of animal tissue and organs into humans.

In search of the great dead
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ISBN: 0809385112 1299050727 0585333963 9780585333960 0809322609 9780809322602 9780809385119 Year: 1999 Publisher: Carbondale : Crab Orchard Review : Southern Illinois University Press,

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With grim humor and humorous grimness, In Search of the Great Dead engages the great themes of poetry: death and fame. The title poem of this collection records Richard Cecil's quest for the tombs of the famous dead. At first the search leads him on a tour of famous European tombstones-the grave of Chateaubriand in St. Malo, the shared tomb of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas in Pere-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, Yeats's old Celtic cross in Sligo-but gradually it expands into areas where all the tombs have been erased by time or vandalism-the tombs of


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A strange and wonderful example of Gods judgmenents [sic], shewed upon Iames Brathwaight of Shoreditch, London, 1645. : Shewing how he was twice buried, and the last time layed three foot deeper than before, and another layed upon him; yet the grave was opened as before, and his body eaten and torn to pieces with dogges, and the other corps not touched. Also, a relation of the life and conversation of the said Iames Brathwaight, his fearfull vowes, oaths, and imprecations; the manner of his death, and how the grave was opened in the night. With the confession and acknowledgement of his wife, and many un-heard of passages, which will be maintained to be true, by the wife of the said Iames, the clerke of the parish, the sexton, the grave-maker, William Pillips a gardiner and many other persons of note.
Year: 1645 Publisher: London : Printed by B.A.,

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Totenkult der Skythen
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ISBN: 3110066203 Year: 1979 Publisher: Berlin de Gruyter

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Portraits in life and death
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ISBN: 0306707551 0306800381 9780306707551 9780306800382 Year: 1976 Publisher: New York Da Capo Press

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Wonderful and strange news from Scotland, : being a true and full relation of a person lately deceased at the town of Dumfreez, whose corps could by no art of man, or strength of cattle, be removed from the place where it lay. And when the house wherein it was, was wholly burnt down to the ground, the body, coffin, and table whereon it stood, remained whole and untoucht, and so continues to the great astonishment of all spectators.
Year: 1673 Publisher: London : Printed for B. H.,

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A full and true account of a strange and wonderful discovery, of an unknown person that was found on Saturday last, within the top of a chimney, in the house of 'Squire Pimm in Aurendel-Street, Pickadelia; supposed to have lain there for several years, his skin, and flesh being dry'd hard as shoeleather; with several strange circumstances relating thereto, the like having not been heard of in the memory of any man living.
Year: 1701 Publisher: London : Printed for Thomas Hews near St. James's,

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Human remains and violence : an interdisciplinary journal.
Year: 2015 Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press,

Vampires, burial, and death : folklore and reality
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ISBN: 0300041268 0300048599 Year: 1988 Publisher: New Haven (Conn.): Yale university

La mort au quotidien dans le monde romain
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ISBN: 270180096X Year: 1995 Publisher: Paris de Boccard

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