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Cemetery Gates: Death and Mourning Through the Ages

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Death and Mourning Through the Ages. A study of death and mourning around the globe and through the ages. Examine death, its significance in religious and ethnic views, cultural myths, and its use in art and literature throughout the ages. Find out how different religions and ethnic groups understand death, the mourning that accompanies it, and the implications that people ...more
Paperback, 143 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Schiffer Publishing
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Melissa
Apr 05, 2016 Melissa rated it it was amazing
One of the best books on the subject of death I ever read. Corvis Nocturnum has written a short book filled with in-depth research on some of the things we think about when we think about death such as hearses, cemeteries, and spirits to name a few. He even includes a chapters on Goths and death which was very interesting in itself.
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Apr 07, 2013 Amie rated it really liked it
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This was a very interesting and beautiful read -not just in words but the entire book is chock full of pictures on glossy pages. The images alone could make a nice coffee table book. However, I must say that due to the images used as a faded out background for several pages, those can be difficult to read. That is disappointing and is why I give this book 4 stars rather than five. Still very much worth a read if one is interested in learning about different things surrounding the end of one's ...more
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