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Becoming Nothing: The Death Drive and the Working Class

Becoming Nothing: The Death Drive and the Working Class

A striking cultural and philosophical study of working-class artists and the resilience of radical survival. Becoming No......more

The Trouble with Death: Making Sense of Mortality in the Anthropocene

The Trouble with Death: Making Sense of Mortality in the Anthropocene

This book combines Western history of death with sociology and philosophy to explore our approach to death. It examines ......more

The Gift of Death: Decelerationist Politics from the Seventies Until Today

The Gift of Death: Decelerationist Politics from the Seventies Until Today

Billionaires and tech moguls are promising us a high-tech, accelerated future of space exploration, transhumanism and im......more

Better

Better

A gutsy, riveting memoir that intimately explores suicide, its legacy in families, and the often cyclical, crooked path ......more

Bye Bye I Love You: The Story of Our First and Last Words

Bye Bye I Love You: The Story of Our First and Last Words

A beautiful and intimate exploration of first and last words--and the many facets of how language begins and ends--from ......more

Your Final Days: Conversations for Meaningful End-Of-Life Planning

Your Final Days: Conversations for Meaningful End-Of-Life Planning

How do you want to live your life? How do you want to end it? We can’t know the hour of our death, but we can plan for i......more

Articulate Necrographies: Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

Articulate Necrographies: Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

  • Ingram,出版日期:2025-01-01

Going beyond the frameworks of the anthropology of death, Articulate Necrographies offers a dramatic new way of studying......more

Necropolitics of the Ordinary: Death and Grieving in Contemporary Singapore

Necropolitics of the Ordinary: Death and Grieving in Contemporary Singapore

Can a state make its people forget the dead? Cemeteries have become sites of acute political contestation in the city-st......more

Necropolitics of the Ordinary: Death and Grieving in Contemporary Singapore

Necropolitics of the Ordinary: Death and Grieving in Contemporary Singapore

Can a state make its people forget the dead? Cemeteries have become sites of acute political contestation in the city-st......more

The Ontology of Death: The Philosophy of the Death Penalty in Literature

The Ontology of Death: The Philosophy of the Death Penalty in Literature

Through examination of the death penalty in literature, Aaron Aquilina contests Heidegger’s concept of ’being-towards-de......more

The Routledge Handbook of Law and Death

The Routledge Handbook of Law and Death

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-11-11

The Routledge Handbook of Law and Death provides a comprehensive survey of contemporary scholarship on the intersections......more

Near-Death Experiences: The Science and Sociology Behind the Phenomenon

Near-Death Experiences: The Science and Sociology Behind the Phenomenon

As the bestselling author of Is There Life After Death? and Cheating the Ferryman, Anthony Peake has studied the phenome......more

Perdita: On Loss

Perdita: On Loss

An intense literary memoir of love and grief "Our marriage was, from any conventional point of view, wildly implausible;......more

Impossible Things

Impossible Things

Offering an intimate account of intergenerational grief, Miller Oberman’s new collection of poetry, Impossible Things, e......more

Impossible Things

Impossible Things

Offering an intimate account of intergenerational grief, Miller Oberman’s new collection of poetry, Impossible Things, e......more

Understanding the Grief and Loss Experiences of Carers: Research, Practitioner and Personal Perspectives

Understanding the Grief and Loss Experiences of Carers: Research, Practitioner and Personal Perspectives

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-10-17

This book draws on recent research and cutting-edge ideas about bereavement and carers’ experiences across the life cour......more

Critical Approaches to Death, Dying and Bereavement

Critical Approaches to Death, Dying and Bereavement

Critical Approaches to Death Dying and Bereavement is the first of its kind to examine key topics in death, dying and be......more

Critical Approaches to Death, Dying and Bereavement

Critical Approaches to Death, Dying and Bereavement

Critical Approaches to Death Dying and Bereavement is the first of its kind to examine key topics in death, dying and be......more

Black Americans in Mourning: Reactions to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Black Americans in Mourning: Reactions to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

"Black Americans in Mourning chronicles the grief felt by African Americans after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. ......more

I’m Sorry for My Loss: Undoing Our Cultural Ignorance Around Pregnancies That End Without a Baby

I’m Sorry for My Loss: Undoing Our Cultural Ignorance Around Pregnancies That End Without a Baby

A must-read investigation of reproductive health under fire in Post-Roe America. More than a million people lose a pregn......more

I’m Sorry for My Loss: Undoing Our Cultural Ignorance Around Pregnancies That End Without a Baby

I’m Sorry for My Loss: Undoing Our Cultural Ignorance Around Pregnancies That End Without a Baby

"Rebecca Little and Colleen Long are journalists and childhood friends who both experienced pregnancy losses past 20 wee......more

Nightmare Remains: The Politics of Mourning and Epistemologies of Disappearance

Nightmare Remains: The Politics of Mourning and Epistemologies of Disappearance

Offering a political epistemology of collective mourning Focusing on forms of improper burial in Turkey and Latin Americ......more

Nightmare Remains: The Politics of Mourning and Epistemologies of Disappearance

Nightmare Remains: The Politics of Mourning and Epistemologies of Disappearance

Offering a political epistemology of collective mourning Focusing on forms of improper burial in Turkey and Latin Americ......more

Bodies, Beings, and the Multiple Burial Rite of the Western Viking World

Bodies, Beings, and the Multiple Burial Rite of the Western Viking World

This book explores multiple burials, the presence of more than one individual within a grave, within the Viking Age mort......more

The Future of Dark Tourism: Enlightening New Horizons

The Future of Dark Tourism: Enlightening New Horizons

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-09-10

This book offers critical scenarios of dark tourism futures and examines how our significant dead will be remembered in ......more

The Future of Dark Tourism: Enlightening New Horizons

The Future of Dark Tourism: Enlightening New Horizons

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-09-10

This book offers critical scenarios of dark tourism futures and examines how our significant dead will be remembered in ......more

Story of a Heart: Two Families, One Heart, and a Medical Miracle

Story of a Heart: Two Families, One Heart, and a Medical Miracle

A riveting and inspiring true story of two families linked by one heart--written by a bestselling author and palliative ......more

Story of a Heart: Two Families, One Heart, and a Medical Miracle

Story of a Heart: Two Families, One Heart, and a Medical Miracle

A riveting and inspiring true story of two families linked by one heart--written by a bestselling author and palliative ......more

Memento Mori: Contemplating Death to Live a Better Life

Memento Mori: Contemplating Death to Live a Better Life

A transformative guide to embrace your own mortality and live a more fulfilling life Talking about death has been deemed......more

Reframing Suicide: The Development of Critical Suicide Studies

Reframing Suicide: The Development of Critical Suicide Studies

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-09-06

This book focuses on understanding and researching suicide and suicide prevention from historical, political, cultural, ......more

Big Brother and the Grim Reaper: Political Life After Death

Big Brother and the Grim Reaper: Political Life After Death

States are thought only to exercise power over the land of the living. Benjamin Ginsberg argues otherwise, exploring the......more

Big Brother and the Grim Reaper: Political Life After Death

Big Brother and the Grim Reaper: Political Life After Death

States are thought only to exercise power over the land of the living. Benjamin Ginsberg argues otherwise, exploring the......more

Lay Me in God’s Good Earth: A Christian Approach to Death and Burial

Lay Me in God’s Good Earth: A Christian Approach to Death and Burial

A Christian case for natural burial The promises of the Christian gospel are never more precious or more beautiful than ......more

The Unruly Dead: Spirits, Memory, and State Formation in Timor-Leste

The Unruly Dead: Spirits, Memory, and State Formation in Timor-Leste

"What might it mean to take the dead seriously as political actors?" asks Lia Kent in this exciting new contribution to ......more

Keramat, Sacred Relics and Forbidden Idols in Singapore

Keramat, Sacred Relics and Forbidden Idols in Singapore

Keramat, holy graves and shrines, represent physical markers of Singapore’s history as a multi-ethnic maritime trading c......more

Obitchuary: The Big Hot Book of Death

Obitchuary: The Big Hot Book of Death

Based on the popular podcast, Obitchuary: The Big Hot Book of Death is a smart, funny look at the American culture of de......more

The Meaning of Death: A Philosophical Investigation

The Meaning of Death: A Philosophical Investigation

If death is the cessation of life, then, as a concept, it draws its meaning from the preceding life. While death and dyi......more

Pleasure Grounds of Death: The Rural Cemetery in Nineteenth-Century America

Pleasure Grounds of Death: The Rural Cemetery in Nineteenth-Century America

Rural cemeteries--named for their expansive, picturesque landscape design rather than location--were established during ......more

Pleasure Grounds of Death: The Rural Cemetery in Nineteenth-Century America

Pleasure Grounds of Death: The Rural Cemetery in Nineteenth-Century America

Rural cemeteries--named for their expansive, picturesque landscape design rather than location--were established during ......more

D Is for Death: Mortality Explored: Stories, Insights and Reflections

D Is for Death: Mortality Explored: Stories, Insights and Reflections

Explore the mysteries of mortality in D is for Death as Sophie Duffy takes you on an unforgettable alphabetical journey ......more

Death and Funeral Practices in Japan

Death and Funeral Practices in Japan

This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the past, present, and future direction of death rituals an......more

Shattered Grief: How the Pandemic Transformed the Spirituality of Death in America

Shattered Grief: How the Pandemic Transformed the Spirituality of Death in America

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-07-02

The COVID-19 pandemic left millions grieving their loved ones without the consolation of traditional ways of mourning. P......more

Shattered Grief: How the Pandemic Transformed the Spirituality of Death in America

Shattered Grief: How the Pandemic Transformed the Spirituality of Death in America

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-07-02

The COVID-19 pandemic left millions grieving their loved ones without the consolation of traditional ways of mourning. P......more

Politicising and Gendering Care for Older People: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from Europe

Politicising and Gendering Care for Older People: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from Europe

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-06-25

This book offers a new critical framework for understanding the processes of politicising and gendering care for older p......more

Sudden Deaths in Sports: 75 Athletes Lost Without Warning

Sudden Deaths in Sports: 75 Athletes Lost Without Warning

"This work recounts the lives and deaths of athletes who departed the world suddenly and without warning during their pl......more

From Elder to Ancestor: Nature Kinship for All Seasons of Life

From Elder to Ancestor: Nature Kinship for All Seasons of Life

A practical guide to becoming a good Ancestor - Explains the importance of creating a direct personal connection with Na......more

Rest in Plastic: Death, Time and Synthetic Materials in a Ghanaian Ewe Community

Rest in Plastic: Death, Time and Synthetic Materials in a Ghanaian Ewe Community

In Peki, an Ewe town in the Ghanaian Volta Region, death is a matter of public concern. By means of funeral banners prin......more

Limits of Life: Reflections on Life, Death, and the Body in the Age of Technoscience

Limits of Life: Reflections on Life, Death, and the Body in the Age of Technoscience

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-06-01

New technologies and scientific imagination rearrange the boundary that we identify as the beginning and end of life. Ne......more

Death and Display: Kuba Funerary Art from the Congo River Basin

Death and Display: Kuba Funerary Art from the Congo River Basin

During funerals of nobles in the Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of Congo), visitors used to theatrically offer so-cal......more

Death and Display: Kuba Funerary Art from the Congo River Basin

Death and Display: Kuba Funerary Art from the Congo River Basin

During funerals of nobles in the Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of Congo), visitors used to theatrically offer so-cal......more

Inheritance and the Right to Bequeath: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

Inheritance and the Right to Bequeath: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-05-27

This book addresses the nature, social function, ethics and politics of the right to bequeath....more

The Afterlife of Data: What Happens to Your Information When You Die and Why You Should Care

The Afterlife of Data: What Happens to Your Information When You Die and Why You Should Care

A short, thought-provoking book about what happens to our online identities after we die. These days, so much of our liv......more

When Animals Die: Examining Justifications and Envisioning Justice

When Animals Die: Examining Justifications and Envisioning Justice

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-05-21

"Incorporating insights from leading experts across a range of disciplines, including the social sciences, the humanitie......more

When Animals Die: Examining Justifications and Envisioning Justice

When Animals Die: Examining Justifications and Envisioning Justice

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-05-21

"Incorporating insights from leading experts across a range of disciplines, including the social sciences, the humanitie......more

In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with an Afterlife

In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with an Afterlife

A near-fatal health emergency leads to this powerful reflection on death--and what might follow--by the bestselling auth......more

In My Time of Dying

In My Time of Dying

A near-fatal health emergency leads to this powerful reflection on death--and what might follow--by the bestselling auth......more

Year of Plenty: A Family’s Season of Grief

Year of Plenty: A Family’s Season of Grief

In November 2020, B.J. Hollars answered a call from his father-in-law while teaching. "When will you be home?" Steve ask......more

Life Before Death

Life Before Death

Since death is an experience which will inevitably be common to us all, we are often surprisingly uninterested in what s......more

The Therapeutic Power of the Maggie’s Centre: Experience, Design and Wellbeing, Where Architecture Meets Neuroscience

The Therapeutic Power of the Maggie’s Centre: Experience, Design and Wellbeing, Where Architecture Meets Neuroscience

This book is about the therapeutic environment of the Maggie’s centre and explores the many ways this is achieved. With ......more

The Therapeutic Power of the Maggie’s Centre: Experience, Design and Wellbeing, Where Architecture Meets Neuroscience

The Therapeutic Power of the Maggie’s Centre: Experience, Design and Wellbeing, Where Architecture Meets Neuroscience

This book is about the therapeutic environment of the Maggie’s centre and explores the many ways this is achieved. With ......more

You Only Die Once: How to Make It to the End with No Regrets

You Only Die Once: How to Make It to the End with No Regrets

A kick-in-the-pants wake-up call to start living meaningfully in light of how many Mondays you have left from longtime c......more

Beyond the Veil: Reflexive Studies of Death and Dying

Beyond the Veil: Reflexive Studies of Death and Dying

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-05-03

Looking at the cultural responses to death and dying, this collection explores the emotional aspects that death provokes......more

Filming Death: End-Of-Life Documentary Cinema

Filming Death: End-Of-Life Documentary Cinema

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-04-30

End-of-life documentaries have proliferated in the 21st century as various organisations, institutions, journalists, ind......more

Cemetery Citizens: Reclaiming the Past and Working for Justice in American Burial Grounds

Cemetery Citizens: Reclaiming the Past and Working for Justice in American Burial Grounds

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-04-30

Across the United States, groups of grassroots volunteers gather in overgrown, systemically neglected cemeteries. As the......more

Cemetery Citizens: Reclaiming the Past and Working for Justice in American Burial Grounds

Cemetery Citizens: Reclaiming the Past and Working for Justice in American Burial Grounds

  • Ingram,出版日期:2024-04-30

Across the United States, groups of grassroots volunteers gather in overgrown, systemically neglected cemeteries. As the......more

One Last Dance: My Life in Mortuary Scrubs and G-Strings 360 Edition

One Last Dance: My Life in Mortuary Scrubs and G-Strings 360 Edition

A sassy, heart-breaking and jaw-dropping memoir of life behind the scenes in a funeral home and strip club, written with......more

The End of Death: Making Peace With God

The End of Death: Making Peace With God

Our love of life is designed into us. We naturally understand death as the opposite of life, but we are taught to accept......more

Tending Grief: Embodied Rituals for Holding Our Sorrow and Growing Cultures of Care in Communit Y

Tending Grief: Embodied Rituals for Holding Our Sorrow and Growing Cultures of Care in Communit Y

"Camille Sapara Barton is a gift to all of us. ... This is what emergent strategy looks like at the precipice." --adrien......more

Reflections on War and Death

Reflections on War and Death

"Our unconscious therefore does not believe in its own death; it acts as though it were immortal." In this penetrating e......more

Sudden Deaths in St. Louis: Coroner Bias in the Gilded Age

Sudden Deaths in St. Louis: Coroner Bias in the Gilded Age

A social history of death investigations in the urban Midwest The scene of myriad grisly deaths, late nineteenth-century......more

Time of Death: A Sociological Exploration

Time of Death: A Sociological Exploration

Addressing a gap in social science research to explore the meanings, understandings, and experiences of time at life’s m......more

Near Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations

Near Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations

"Near Death Experiences explores historical and present-day stories of NDEs. In addition to personal stories, the book r......more

Near Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations

Near Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations

Thousands, perhaps millions, of people have had near-death experiences (NDEs). Why do so many report uncannily similar e......more

Death and the Victorians: A Dark Fascination

Death and the Victorians: A Dark Fascination

An entertaining and accessible romp through Victorian culture that reveals the fascinating and gruesome ways the Victori......more

Life Under Pressure: The Social Roots of Youth Suicide and What to Do about Them

Life Under Pressure: The Social Roots of Youth Suicide and What to Do about Them

A rare study that transforms our understanding of why youth die by suicide, why youth suicide clusters happen, and how t......more

Grief Hack: A Creative Process for Transforming Loss

Grief Hack: A Creative Process for Transforming Loss

Grief Hack, A Creative Process for Transforming Loss, written by award-winning author Madonna Treadway, is a short, insp......more

Death, Society, and Human Experience

Death, Society, and Human Experience

The 13th edition of Death, Society, and Human Experience provides a panoramic overview of the ways that we are touched b......more

Death, Society, and Human Experience

Death, Society, and Human Experience

The 13th edition of Death, Society, and Human Experience provides a panoramic overview of the ways that we are touched b......more

Preserved: A Cultural History of the Funeral Home in America

Preserved: A Cultural History of the Funeral Home in America

"This work uses the history of American funeral homes to reimagine the beginnings of our decentralized consumer landscap......more

ACT at the End: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with People at the End of Life

ACT at the End: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with People at the End of Life

ACT at the End is based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and while it has a grounding in re......more

ACT at the End: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with People at the End of Life

ACT at the End: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with People at the End of Life

ACT at the End is based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and while it has a grounding in re......more

Why We Die: The New Science of Aging and the Quest for Immortality

Why We Die: The New Science of Aging and the Quest for Immortality

"Utterly fascinating." --Bill Bryson "An incredible journey." --Siddhartha Mukherjee A groundbreaking exploration of the......more

After the Worst Day Ever: What Sick Kids Know about Sustaining Hope in Chronic Illness

After the Worst Day Ever: What Sick Kids Know about Sustaining Hope in Chronic Illness

For those who care for chronically ill children, a new understanding of hope that equips adults to better nurture pediat......more

The Unclaimed: Abandonment and Hope in the City of Angels

The Unclaimed: Abandonment and Hope in the City of Angels

"A rare and compassionate look into the lives of Americans who go unclaimed when they die and those who dedicate their l......more

My Illusion of Normal: The Peculiar Case of Jean Stevens

My Illusion of Normal: The Peculiar Case of Jean Stevens

As a retired death investigator, I have discovered throughout my career that what I once interpreted as normalcy was gro......more

Waiting for the Monsoon

Waiting for the Monsoon

By the New York Times’s legendary war correspondent, written while battling terminal brain cancer: a life-affirming memo......more

Coma and Near-Death Experience: The Beautiful, Disturbing, and Dangerous World of the Unconscious

Coma and Near-Death Experience: The Beautiful, Disturbing, and Dangerous World of the Unconscious

Explores the extraordinary states of expanded consciousness that arise during comas, both positive and negative - Examin......more

Strange Ways to Die in History: The Heroic, Tragic and Funny

Strange Ways to Die in History: The Heroic, Tragic and Funny

A collection of over 100 of the most memorable deaths in recorded history. Death comes for us all in the end. But it doe......more

Dissection Photography, Abjection, and the Formation of Identity: Exposing the Cadaver

Dissection Photography, Abjection, and the Formation of Identity: Exposing the Cadaver

Contemporary audiences are often shocked to learn that in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, medical students aroun......more

Judith Letting Go: Six Months in the World’s Smallest Death Cafe

Judith Letting Go: Six Months in the World’s Smallest Death Cafe

An old man learns how to die from a poet facing death For the entire six months that Mark Dowie became friends with Judi......more

Judith Letting Go: Six Months in the World’s Smallest Death Cafe

Judith Letting Go: Six Months in the World’s Smallest Death Cafe

An old man learns how to die from a poet facing death For the entire six months that Mark Dowie became friends with Judi......more

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