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n.1.One who advocates the practice of cremation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In this context, discussing the status of cremation in Romania, revealing the nature of the resistance against the implementation of a cremationist funerary system--building crematoria, placing cremation in a ritualistic frame and the frame of public perception of normality--it becomes an absolutely necessary matter, and an urgent one.
De-politicization of the Imaginary of Death, the Chance of a Free Cremationist Imaginary
Colorado is the only state in the nation that doesn't require a license to run a funeral service company or become a funeral director, embalmer or cremationist, Horan says.
The most famous, of course, was Dr William Price, the pioneer cremationist and Chartist rebel, of whom there is a less than satisfactory statue on the square.
In Arizona, legislators not only passed a version of the Right to Earn a Living Act, they also eliminated license requirements for several occupations, three being fruit packers, cremationists and yoga instructors.
If the cremationists have the nerve to mount a nationwide advertising offensive on behalf of their stigmatized profession, why shouldn't we?
Though he never lost faith in the "oxidizing power of the earth" and complained about cremationists, calling them elitist promoters of "vomitoria," Haden emphasized the fear of "secret crime" more after Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch indirectly questioned his scientific claims.
There was no legal constraint on establishing a crematorium, but cremationists in all states sought a regulatory Act of Parliament: a Bill was introduced unsuccessfully into the New South Wales Parliament in 1886 and 1887 and the first fully enacted legislation came in South Australia in 1891.
Cremationists, as well as exploiting wide-spread anxieties about live burial, played upon antipathy to the process of decomposition to de-naturalize burial in the popular imagination: "Here then, begins the eternal rest.