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Fragile Lives: Death, Dying and Care

Beverley McNamara - Health & Fitness - 2001 - 165 pages
A sensitively observed ethnographic account of the experience of terminal illness and care.
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Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory, and Archaeological Perspectives

William D. Haglund, Marcella H. Sorg - Law - 2001 - 544 pages
The taphonomic approach within paleontology, archaeology, and paleoanthropology continues to produce advances in understanding postmortem biochemical and morphological ...
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Archaeologies of Remembrance: Death and Memory in Past Societies

Howard Williams - History - 2003 - 310 pages
How did past communities and individuals remember through social and ritual practices? How important were mortuary practices in processes of remembering and forgetting the past ...
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Hinduism: Past and Present

Axel Michaels - Religion - 2004 - 429 pages
Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind. Far from a monolithic theistic tradition, the religion comprises thousands of gods, a complex caste system, and ...
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Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to ...

Penelope J. E. Davies - Art - 2004 - 265 pages
In this book, Penelope Davies studies the role of monuments in the Roman imperial cult.
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Burial in medieval Ireland 900-1500: a review of the written sources

Susan Leigh Fry - History - 1999 - 224 pages
This wide-ranging study explores many diverse topics, including the social status of women, embalming, Elite cemeteries, the spread of Christianity, and the social uses of the ...
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