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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I very comprehensive overview of the process of dying in the Western world. Dry but thorough, peppered with some interesting insights on the evolving ways of perceiving death. Read full review

Review: The Hour of Our Death

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This is not a book that I just read straight through. It is possibly my most prized book ever, and I return to it often, and have been kicking myself that I didn't bring it with me, and it is sitting ... Read full review

Contents

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

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