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Death: From Dust to Destiny features a rich collection of texts and images together with the authors' guiding commentary. The book offers a reflective meditation on the methods that artists, architects, and writers have developed to activate memory, and animate their subjects into a possibly-unending afterlife.
A massive and hilarious collection of true stories chronicling the most bizarre, amazing and absurd ways to die ever brought together. the gangster who danced himself to death - all true reports from across the globe which reveal the most ridiculous ways you can meet your maker.
A frank portrayal of the medical care of dying people past and present, The Inevitable Hour helps to explain why a movement to restore dignity to the dying arose in the early 1970s and why its goals have been so difficult to achieve.
This collection brings together leading experts and new voices in the study of death in the human past. The book explores the rich range of archaeological evidence shedding light on the use of cremation from prehistory to the present day.
An interdisciplinary collection providing new perspective on the interface between the gothic and death, with fresh readings of established, overlooked and recent Gothic works across a variety of cultural and literary forms. -- .