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Western Attitudes Toward Death : From the Middle Ages to the Present
by Philippe Aries and Patricia Ranum


Overview - AriA]s traces Western man's attitudes toward mortality from the early medieval conception of death as the familiar collective destiny of the human race to the modern tendency, so pronounced in industrial societies, to hide death as if it were an embarrassing family secret.  Read more...

 
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Overview
AriA]s traces Western man's attitudes toward mortality from the early medieval conception of death as the familiar collective destiny of the human race to the modern tendency, so pronounced in industrial societies, to hide death as if it were an embarrassing family secret. -- Newsweek


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  • ISBN-13: 9780801817625
  • ISBN-10: 0801817625
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Publish Date: December 1975
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.19 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.34 pounds

Series: Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History #3

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