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  • Blood Beneath My Feetby Joseph Scott Morgan

    Feral House 2012; US$ 18.95

    A hard dose of Southern reality about life with the dead as told by real death investigator. more...

  • Blue Juiceby Patricia Morris

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 32.95

    Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, Blue Juice explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents a nuanced ethnographic account of how veterinarians manage patient care and client relations when their responsibility shifts... more...

  • Can We Live Forever?by Bryan S. Turner

    Anthem Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    An enlightening look into the medical, cultural, religious and philosophical implications of life extension. more...

  • Catholic Theology of Marriage in the Era of HIV and AIDSby Emily Reimer-Barry

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    Catholic Theology of Marriage in the Era of HIV and AIDS begins with the life experiences of real women, analyzes and unpacks them for the scholarly community, and then offers practical implications that translate into guidelines for everyday loci of faith formation. more...

  • Childhood Bereavementby Gill Frances; Nina Job

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 21.95

    Using case studies and drawing on best practice, this resource which aims to help teachers and those working in schools to address death and bereavement. more...

  • Christian Mummificationby Ken Jeremiah

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    A mention of mummification immediately brings to mind the ancient Egyptians--but the Roman Catholic Church has long used the practice to preserve notable members of its faith. In Italy alone, more than 300 preserved bodies appear on display in churches and cathedrals--the mummified remains of saints, priests, martyrs, and other high-ranking Roman Catholic... more...

  • Cliffs of Despairby Tom Hunt

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95

    Beachy Head is a bit of quintessential England?a seaside promontory where green pastures roll to the edge of chalk cliffs, a place of sheep and wind and ineffable beauty. But it is also a major landmark on the map of self-inflicted death. Since 1965, some five hundred people have ended their lives by jumping or driving or simply walking off the 535-foot... more...

  • A Community of Mortalsby Alexandra Zelman-Doring

    Random House 2014; US$ 0.00

    What is it like to have someone die in your arms? Can we return from the dead? And why has nobody heard of therapeutic hypothermia? Forced to come to terms with doctors pronouncing her husband ?clinically dead?, Alexandra Zelman-Doring embarks on an exploration of what death means to us and how we might face it. Initally she is overwhelmed by the... more...

  • Constructing Deathby Clive Seale

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    An introduction to the sociological study of death, dying and bereavement. more...

  • The Corpseby Christine Quigley

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 35.00

    Throughout the centuries, different cultures have established a variety of procedures for handling and disposing of corpses. Often the methods are directly associated with the deceased's position in life, such as a pharaoh's mummification in Egypt or the cremation of a Buddhist. Treatment by the living of the dead over time and across cultures... more...