The Power of Death: Contemporary Reflections on Death in Western Society

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The social and cultural changes of the last century have transformed death from an everyday fact to something hidden from view. Shifting between the practical and the theoretical, the professional and the intimate, the real and the fictitious, this collection of essays explores the continued power of death over our lives. It examines the idea and experience of death from an interdisciplinary perspective, including studies of changing burial customs throughout Europe; an account of a"dying party" in the Netherlands; ...

The Power of Death: Contemporary Reflections on Death in Western Society 2017, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781785335105

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