Western Attitudes toward Death: From the Middle Ages to the Present / Edition 1

Western Attitudes toward Death: From the Middle Ages to the Present / Edition 1

by Philippe Ariès
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801817625

ISBN-13: 9780801817625

Pub. Date: 08/28/1975

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

"Ariès 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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"Ariès 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801817625
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1975
Series:
The Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
658,304
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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