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Author Cantor, Norman L.

Title After we die [electronic resource] : the life and times of the human cadaver / Norman L. Cantor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2010.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 372 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents When does a person become a corpse? -- The human nature of the corpse -- The legal status of the post living : do corpses have rights? -- Decomposition of the body and efforts to slow its disintegration -- Final disposal of human remains -- Eternal preservation of the deceased : literally and figuratively -- The cadaver as supplier of used body parts -- The cadaver as teacher, research subject, or forensic witness -- The cadaver as parent -- Body snatching, then and now -- Desecration of human remains -- Public display and the dignity of human remains -- Corpses are a lot like you and me, only different.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dead bodies (Law)
Human body -- Law and legislation.
Dead -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Burial laws.
Offenses against the person.
Sacrilege.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781589016958 (hard. : alk. paper)
9781589017139 (e-book)

 
    
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