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Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth Century Australia

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Death and bereavement come to us all. This is the first book to help us explain and understand their history across twentieth-century Australia. It draws aside the veil of silence that surrounded death for fifty years after 1918—characterized by denial, minimal ritual and private sorrow—and explores the dramatic changes since the 1980s. Emotional and compelling, award-winn ...more
Paperback, 420 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by University of New South Wales Press
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Bruce Wadd
Dec 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Pat has prepared an extensive well researched over of Death in the 20th century. It was a good reminder of the changing mores and values that effect our lives, impacting us through war, medicine and the funeral industry. Very comprehensive write!
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