SOCIAL SCIENCE: Death & Dying

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Cover: Death in Quotation Marks: Cultural Myths of the Modern PoetDeath in Quotation Marks: Cultural Myths of the Modern PoetBoym, SvetlanaE-DITION03/01/1991$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: Death Investigation in America: Coroners, Medical Examiners, and the Pursuit of Medical CertaintyDeath Investigation in America: Coroners, Medical Examiners, and the Pursuit of Medical CertaintyJentzen, Jeffrey M.HARDCOVER10/30/2009$68.50
Cover: Government by Mourning: Death and Political Integration in Japan, 1603-1912Government by Mourning: Death and Political Integration in Japan, 1603-1912Hirai, AtsukoHARDCOVER08/18/2014$49.95
Cover: Journey Through the Afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Book of the DeadJourney Through the Afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Book of the DeadTaylor, John H.PAPERBACK05/13/2013$32.50
Cover: Regulating How We Die: The Ethical, Medical, and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted SuicideRegulating How We Die: The Ethical, Medical, and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted SuicideEmanuel, Linda L.PAPERBACK06/30/1998$41.00
Cover: To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of DeathTo Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of DeathSmith, Suzanne E.HARDCOVER02/25/2010$39.50
Cover: Tombs for the Living: Andean Mortuary PracticesTombs for the Living: Andean Mortuary PracticesDillehay, Tom D.PAPERBACK11/14/2011$40.00
Cover: Values at the End of Life: The Logic of Palliative CareValues at the End of Life: The Logic of Palliative CareLivne, RoiHARDCOVER06/10/2019$46.50
Cover: What Remains: Bringing America’s Missing Home from the Vietnam WarWhat Remains: Bringing America’s Missing Home from the Vietnam WarWagner, Sarah E.HARDCOVER11/05/2019$29.95
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