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Western Attitudes Toward Death From the Middle Ages to the Present (Paperback)

Author:  Philippe Aries
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0801817625
ISBN-13: 9780801817625
Sku: 30152592
Publish Date: 1/12/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  128
Age Range:  26 to UP
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"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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Reveals the change in Western man's conception and acceptance of death as evidenced in customs, literature, and art since medieval times.Reveals the change in Western man's conception and acceptance of death as evidenced in customs, literature, and art since medieval times.

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"An astounding story, told with the incisiveness and mastery characteristic of Aries's work." - Robert Darnton 11/20/2008
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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   22
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0128
Product attributePublisher:   Johns Hopkins University Press
Product attributeSeries Part:   3
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