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Zombies: A Cultural History
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Zombies: A Cultural History, now available in paperback, gives a definitive short introduction to the zombie, exploring the manifold meanings of this compelling, slow-moving yet relentless monster.
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other...
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The Undiscovered Country: Journeys...
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We know what happens to the body when we die, but what happens to the soul? The answer may remain a great unknown, but the question has shaped centuries of...
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When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone
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Shakespeare's Dead: Stages of Death ...
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Emma Smith; Simon Palfrey
 
This books chronicles the ingenious ways of dying in Shakespeare, from suicide to murder, and from workaday dagger to baroque pie recipe. Illustrated with contemporary images, it establishes the cultural...
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The Way We Die Now
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Seamus O'Mahony
 
An Irish physician explores the ways in which society has lost the ability to deal with death.
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Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary...
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How veterinarians and pet owners manage companion animal euthanasia
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Necropolis: London and Its Dead
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Catharine Arnold
 
A vivid historical narrative of how London has dealt with its dead from pagan burial rites through the Black Death to the Blitz and the death of Diana.
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Death and the Afterlife: A...
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Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians. This eerie chronology ventures right...
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Everybody Dies: A Children's Book for...
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Ken Tanaka; David Ury
 
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Trauma and the Therapeutic...
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David Murphy; Stephen Joseph
 
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How Animals Grieve
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Barbara J. King
 
Scientists have long cautioned against attributing familiar emotions to animals, arguing that it limits our ability to truly comprehend the lives of other creatures. The author focuses on the specific...
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A Brief History of Death
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W. M. Spellman
 
From prehistory to the present, this book examines the western traditions and rituals associated with death, dying and the afterlife.
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