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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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  - Sharon Blackstone - Goodreads

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


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