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Death & Dying

  • 10 Good Questions About Life And Deathby Christopher Belshaw

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95 US$ 113.36

    10 Good Questions about Life and Death makes us think again about some of the most important issues we ever have to face. Addresses the fundamental questions that many of us ask about life and death. Written in an engaging and straightforward style, ideal for those with no formal background in philosophy. Focuses on commonly pondered issues,... more...

  • 101 Amazing Unusual Deathsby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2017; US$ 4.49

    Death is the one thing about life we can be sure of. But exactly how we shuffle off this mortal coil is another story altogether. Whilst the boring among us may well drift off in our sleep, and the unlucky suffer painfully in some horrible accident, very occasionally death will come in such an unusual way as to be particularly notewor... more...

  • 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Dieby Loren Rhoads

    Hachette Books 2017; US$ 28.00

    A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents . More than 3.5 million tourists flock to Paris's Père Lachaise cemetery each year. They are lured there, and to many cemeteries around the world, by a combination of natural beauty, ornate... more...

  • 46 Milesby Jarra Brown

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 13.49

    When Jarra Brown hears church bells he cannot fail to be reminded of the hundreds - 345 to be precise - of service personnel who passed through the beautiful rural Wiltshire countryside into Oxfordshire. These men and women were not hiking across its green pastures or sitting on top of the number 55 bus, instead they were lifeless, resting inside a... more...

  • Aberrations of Mourningby Laurence A. Rickels

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    "Aberrations of Mourning," originally published in 1988, is the long unavailable first book in Laurence A. Rickels's "unmourning" trilogy, followed by "The Case of California" and "Nazi Psychoanalysis.". Rickels studies mourning and melancholia within and around psychoanalysis, analyzing the writings of such... more...

  • Abjection and Representationby Rina Arya

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Abjection and Representation is a theoretical investigation of the concept of abjection as expounded by Julia Kristeva in Powers of Horror (1982) and its application in various fields including the visual arts, film and literature. It examines the complexity of the concept and its significance as a cultural category. more...

  • Aboriginal Suicide is Differentby Colin Tatz

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 31.00

    This is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life—or who may be seeking freedom in death. It is a portrait of life, and of self-destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. To comprehend this phenomenon occurring more often outside custody, one has to appreciate Australian Aboriginal history— it contributes more... more...

  • Adolescent Encounters With Death, Bereavement, and Copingby CT PhD PhD Charles Corr; PhD David Balk

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 94.99

    "Capturing from the start that 'Childhood is, and always has been, a vulnerable time,' we have a rich in gathering of contributed pieces that bring us into the raw, fragile arena of children traumatized by life events and behaviors..." -- Illness, Crisis, and Loss "Balk and Corr again have edited a book that will set the direction of the field for... more...

  • Advance Care Planningby Ph.D. Leah Rogne

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 67.99

    "This is a very substantive book that encompasses the various aspects of advance care planning, both prior to and after a diagnosis of a life-limiting disease. The realistic case studies help readers understand the complexities of decision-making by the individual and the family."-- Doody's Medical Reviews While advance directives hold a great deal... more...

  • The Aesthetic Experience of Dyingby Veronica M. F. Adamson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author’s partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane’s own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks at the notion of life as a binary synthesis, or... more...