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The American Way Of Death Revisited

Pub Date : 2011-11-23 | Author : Jessica Mitford | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307809391
ISBN 13 : 0307809390

Only the scathing wit and searching intelligence of Jessica Mitford could turn an exposé of the American funeral industry into a book that is at once deadly serious and side-split..

Rest In Peace

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Gary Laderman | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780195183559
ISBN 13 : 019518355X

Gary Laderman traces the origins of American funeral rituals, & looks at the increasing subordination of religious figures to the funeral director in the late 20th century, demonst..

After We Die

Pub Date : 2010-11-11 | Author : Norman L. Cantor | Publisher : Georgetown University Press

ISBN 10 : 1589017137
ISBN 13 : 9781589017139

What will become of our earthly remains? What happens to our bodies during and after the various forms of cadaver disposal available? Who controls the fate of human remains? What l..

The Columbia History Of Post World War Ii America

Pub Date : 2007-07-06 | Author : Mark C Carnes | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231511803
ISBN 13 : 0231511809

Beginning with an analysis of cultural themes and ending with a discussion of evolving and expanding political and corporate institutions, The Columbia History of Post-World War II..

One Nation Under Therapy

Pub Date : 2007-04-01 | Author : Christina Hoff Sommers | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781429908955
ISBN 13 : 1429908955

Americans have traditionally placed great value on self-reliance and fortitude. In recent decades, however, we have seen the rise of a therapeutic ethic that views Americans as emo..

Imagining Marketing

Pub Date : 2003-09-02 | Author : Stephen Brown | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134565498
ISBN 13 : 1134565496

Imagination is a word that is widely used by marketing practitioners but rarely examined by marketing academics. This neglect is largely due to the imagination's 'artistic' connota..

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