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  • 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...

  • Mortuary Dialoguesby David Lipset; Eric K. Silverman

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Mortuary Dialogues presents fresh perspectives on death and mourning across the Pacific Islands. Through a set of rich ethnographies, the book examines how funerals and death rituals give rise to discourse and debate about sustaining moral personhood and community amid modernity and its enormous transformations. The book's key concept, "mortuary... more...

  • To Die in Cubaby Louis A. Pérez Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    For much of the nineteenth century and all of the twentieth, the per capita rate of suicide in Cuba was the highest in Latin America and among the highest in the world--a condition made all the more extraordinary in light of Cuba's historic ties to the Catholic church. In this richly illustrated social and cultural history of suicide in Cuba, Louis... more...

  • Retiens-moi...by Edwige Laure Nguenya; Nicolas Vacher

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une profonde réflexion sur la vie et la mort et les choix d’une existence humaine. Après une vie si mouvementée, Fran est arrivée au bout de son chemin. Riche en tragédies, rebondissements, mais aussi de quelques moments heureux, elle estime que le tour est bouclé. Sereine, lucide et posée, la quarantaine à peine franchie, elle avance vers ce qui... more...

  • Death, Materiality and Mediationby Barbara Graham

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    In Death, Materiality and Mediation , Barbara Graham analyzes a diverse range of objects associated with remembrance in both the public and private arenas through ethnography of communities on both sides of the Irish border. In doing so, she explores the materially mediated interactions between the living and the dead, revealing the physical, cognitive,... more...

  • Living Through Suicide Loss with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)by Lisa Morgan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    Losing someone to suicide brings daily tribulations and long-term challenges. These challenges are exacerbated when you have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This book looks at how suicide loss is experienced and processed by people who have ASD, and how they can be supported by those around them. more...

  • Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Global Views on Choosing to End Lifeby Michael Cholbi

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 73.00

    Euthanasia was practiced by Greek physicians as early as 500 BC. In the 20th century, legal and ethical controversies surrounding assisted dying exploded. Many religions and medical organizations led the way in opposition, citing the incompatibility of assisted dying with various religious traditions and with the obligations of medical personnel toward... more...

  • Archaeologists and the Deadby Howard Williams; Melanie Giles

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 144.99

    This book is about how archaeologists deal with the dead, and how the ancient dead in turn have a lasting affect upon us. It questions the purpose of working with human remains, not just in the UK, but wider afield on the Continent and in the US. Above all, it brings to the fore the many personal and professional challenges of working with the dead more...

  • Cremation and the Archaeology of Deathby Jessica Cerezo-Román; Anna Wessman; Howard Williams

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 119.99

    This collection brings together leading experts and new voices in the study of death in the human past. The book explores the rich range of archaeological evidence shedding light on the use of cremation from prehistory to the present day. more...

  • Modern Deathby Haider Warraich

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2018; US$ 11.99

    There is nothing more certain in life than death. But the mechanics and our understanding of dying have changed drastically: scientific advances have dramatically increased life expectancy, leading many of us to become detached from the reality of being mortal. In Modern Death, Warraich explores the process, rituals and language of dying, and reveals... more...