Social Sciences / Anthropology & Sociology /  The Body Snatchers by Daniel Cohen Daniel Cohen                                Dent 1977: first G B edition: hardcover : pictorial laminated boards : 159 pages including index: b/w illustrations. Synopsis; An entertaining yet  thoughtful  presentation of the historic details of the  practice of body snatching, with analysis of  its sociological and anatomical consequences . Contents: Introduction:  Dead and buried. Science: Background to body snatching; The romance of the graveyard; Watchers of the dead; Burke's the Butcher, Hare's the thief. Profit; The tomb robbers; How the mummy got its name; Politics : The Sleeping Hero; Honored and dishonored dead. Magic: Restless corpses; Screaming skulls. Suggestions for further reading.  Condition: endpapers slightly foxed: overall very clean, firm and good.                                                  used books
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  • Book Title: The Body Snatchers
  • Author: Daniel Cohen
  • ISBN: 0460068121
  • Publisher: Dent
  • Year Published: 1977
  • Our Normal Price: £16.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Dent 1977: first G B edition: hardcover : pictorial laminated boards : 159 pages including index: b/w illustrations. Synopsis; An entertaining yet thoughtful presentation of the historic details of the practice of body snatching, with analysis of its sociological and anatomical consequences . Contents: Introduction: Dead and buried. Science: Background to body snatching; The romance of the graveyard; Watchers of the dead; Burke's the Butcher, Hare's the thief. Profit; The tomb robbers; How the mummy got its name; Politics : The Sleeping Hero; Honored and dishonored dead. Magic: Restless corpses; Screaming skulls. Suggestions for further reading. Condition: endpapers slightly foxed: overall very clean, firm and good.
  • Condition: Collectable- Very Good
  • Dustcover: No
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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