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Death customs an analytical study of burial rites by E. Bendann

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Funeral rites and ceremonies

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. Bendann. New York, Knopf, 1930.
LC ClassificationsGT3150 .B35 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5422018M
LC Control Number73015648

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