The hour of our death

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Knopf, Feb 12, 1981 - Family & Relationships - 651 pages
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A panoramic exploration of Western man's changing attitudes about death over the last one thousand years enumerates five stages of the evolution of our thought concerning death and explains their significance for contemporary man

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Review: The Hour of Our Death

User Review  - Dianna - Goodreads

Excellent book about how people have changed the perceptions of death and how the process of death itself has changed throughout history. It is very well researched, and yet as easy to read as the best novel– I would give it six stars if I could! Read full review

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User Review  - Shelagh Plunkett - Goodreads

I searched for a copy of this book for two years after a friend recommended it and was thoroughly rewarded for my diligence. A fascinating and detailed examination of our cultural (western that is ... Read full review

Contents

The Tame Death
5
Place of Burial
29
The Final Reckoning
95
Copyright

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