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Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Embalmment   
Topic: Embalming. [Article in the "Revue Medicale" by Pariset tries to show that the custom was a matter of public health policy rather than of religion]
Person: PARISET   FLEURY   
Source: Revue Medicale   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Chronological, Para 4
Category: Time   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Death Rites   
Topic: Ages of History. [The "Northern nations" divide time into "the age of funeral piles" and, subsequently, "the age of graves"]
Source: Jameson, Dic. voce Bail.   

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 620
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 603). Cairo, 16th April, 1816
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Religion   
Topic: [Contains an account of contrasting attitudes to fatal illness. TheTurks in Egypt believe that death is fated and inevitable and make no attempt to protect themselves during epidemics of the plague. In Arabia many people take to the mountains]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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