all ebooks in category: Sociology of Death

Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2013 (Lentz's Performing Arts Obituaries)
ISBN: 0786476656 | 428 pages | PDF | May 20, 2014 | English | 246 Mb

Obituaries of performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2013 can be …

Finishing Our Story: Preparing for the End of Life
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0190888083 | 152 pages | EPUB | 0.33 MB

Death is the destiny we all share, and this will not change. Yet the way we die, which had remained the same for many generations, …

Palliative Care: The 400-year Quest for a Good Death
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0786497998 | 281 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

The long history of medical care for the dying has largely been neglected. It began in 1605 when physicians were challenged to enable persons to …

Traditions of Death and Burial (Shire Library, Book 863)
English | September 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1784423777 | 96 pages | EPUB | 22.02 MB

Death has been a source of grief and uncertainty for humanity throughout history, but it has also been the inspiration for a plethora of fascinating …

What Remains: Bringing America's Missing Home from the Vietnam War
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 0674988345 | 292 pages | EPUB | 22.50 MB

Nearly 1,600 Americans are still unaccounted for and presumed dead from the Vietnam War. These are the stories of those who mourn and continue to …

The Death Class: A True Story About Life
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1451642857 | EPUB | pages: 288 | 0.4 mb

In this gripping true story, an extraordinary professor who teaches a popular course on death plunges deep into the off-campus hours of her most vulnerable …

The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America (repost)
English |ISBN: 0807080624 | 2016 | EPUB | 248 pages | 516 KB

Following the death of her father, journalist and hospice volunteer Ann Neumann sets out to examine what it means to die well in the United …

Roman Death: The Dying and the Dead in Ancient Rome
English | August 15, 2009 | ISBN: 1847250386 | True PDF | 256 pages | 17.5 MB

An original study of the role and rituals of death in Roman civilization. Death never ceases to fascinate the living and in roman society, where …

Necropolitics
English | ISBN: 147800651X | 2019 | 224 pages | PDF | 8 MB

In Necropolitics Achille Mbembe, a leader in the new wave of francophone critical theory, theorizes the genealogy of the contemporary world, a world plagued by …

«Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever» by Kathy Benjamin
English | ISBN: 9781440557088 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

True stories that put the, er, "fun" back into funerals! The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but with Funerals to Die …