Western Attitudes toward Death: From The Middle Ages To The Present by Philippe ArièsWestern Attitudes toward Death: From The Middle Ages To The Present by Philippe Ariès

Western Attitudes toward Death: From The Middle Ages To The Present

byPhilippe ArièsTranslated byPatricia Ranum

Paperback | August 1, 1975

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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
Title:Western Attitudes toward Death: From The Middle Ages To The PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8 × 5.19 × 0.39 inPublished:August 1, 1975Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press

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ISBN - 10:0801817625

ISBN - 13:9780801817625

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An astounding story, told with the incisiveness and mastery characteristic of Ariès's work.