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The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, Medical, and Cultural Aspects
By Michael Brennan (editor)
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Publisher Greenwood Pub Group
Publication date February 17, 2014
Pages 442
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781440803437
ISBN-10 1440803439
Dimensions 1.30 by 7.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.45 lbs.
Original list price $89.00
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This engaging and informative resource provides readers with an understanding of the social, cultural, and historical influences that shape our encounters with death, dying, and bereavement―a universal experience across humanity.


• Provides comprehensive yet easily accessible and concise entries that offer insight into the expanding study of death, dying, and bereavement

• Contains more than 200 engaging entries from key thinkers and practitioners within the interdisciplinary field of death studies

• Addresses a wide range of topics of both contemporary and historical interest, including memorial tattoos, Facebook grieving, and so-called "dark tourism," which reflect shifting attitudes and practices surrounding end-of-life issues



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9781440803437 | details & prices | 442 pages | 7.25 × 10.25 × 1.30 in. | 2.45 lbs | List price $89.00
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