Thanatology. Death. Dying

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A Social History of Dying
Cambridge University Press (2007)
US$26.00

A Social History of Dying, first published in 2007, examines the major challenges we will face for...

Death, Grief and Poverty in Britain, 1870–1914
Cambridge University Press (2005)
US$38.00

A study of expression of grief among the working class in Victorian and Edwardian Britain.

Death in Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook
Taylor and Francis (2007)
US$39.89

Presenting a wide range of relevant, translated texts on death, burial and commemoration in the...

A Brief History of Death

The act of death itself and the rituals surrounding it vary enormously and shed a fascinating light...

Representations of Death: A Social Psychological Perspective

Representations of Death

A Social Psychological Perspective

Taylor and Francis (1999)
US$51.11

Drawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of contemporary mortuary practices, ...

Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome
Taylor and Francis (1998)
US$39.89

The elaborate and inventive slaughter of humans and animals in the arena fed an insatiable desire...

Death, Gender and Ethnicity
Taylor and Francis (1997)
US$51.11

Death, Gender and Ethnicity examines the ways in which gender and ethnicity shape the experiences...

The Revival of Death
Taylor and Francis (1994)
US$49.86

Talking about death is now fashionable, but how should we talk? Who should we listen to - priests,...

Encyclopedia of Death and Dying
Taylor and Francis (2003)
US$44.88

In recent years there has been a massive upsurge in academic, professional and lay interest in...

Foundations of Violence
Taylor and Francis (2004)
US$42.38

The pursuit of death and the love of death has characterized Western culture from Homeric times...