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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other...
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Caitlin Doughty
 
The critically acclaimed account of Caitlin Doughty's first year working on the funerary frontlines
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The Undiscovered Country: Journeys...
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Carl Watkins
 
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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Philip Gould
 
Written during the last few months of Philip Gould's life, this is a hugely inspiring and ultimately uplifting look at his '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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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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Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
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Paul Koudounaris
 
From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones, to skulls smoking cigarettes, wearing beanie hats and sunglasses, and decorated with garlands of flowers in South America, the author ventures beyond...
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When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone
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Death and the Afterlife: A...
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Clifford A Pickover
 
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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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of...
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Ben Bradley; Fred Feldman; Jens...
 
This Handbook consists of 21 new essays on the nature and value of death, the relevance of the metaphysics of time and personal identity for questions about death, the desirability...
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The Crafting of Grief: Constructing...
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Lorraine Hedtke; John Winslade
 
Many books on grief lay out a model to be followed, either for bereaved persons to live through or for professionals to practice, and usually follow some familiar...
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Scythe and the City: A Social History...
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Christian Henriot
 
The issue of death has loomed large in Chinese cities in the modern era. Throughout the Republican period, Shanghai swallowed up lives by the thousands. Exposed bodies...
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Last Suppers: A Collection of Final...
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Caroline West; Mark Latter
 
A delightfully macabre miscellany looking at the meals enjoyed by famous people before they took their last breath.
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Death and the Afterlife
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Samuel Scheffler; Niko Kolodny
 
We normally take it for granted that other people will live on after we ourselves have died. Even if we do not believe in a personal afterlife in which we...
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In the Garden of the Gods: Models of...
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Evangelia Anagnostou-Laoutides
 
Examining the evolution of kingship in the Ancient Near East from the time of the Sumerians to the rise of the Seleucids in Babylon, this book argues that the Sumerian...
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Critical Suicidology: Transforming...
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Critical Suicidology introduces alternative approaches to suicide prevention, approaches that don't pathologize inequality and distress but rather take into consideration the social, political, and cultural contexts of people's lives.
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British Royal and State Funerals:...
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Matthias Range
 
The first in-depth study of the ceremonial and music performed at British royal and state funerals over the past 400 years.
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