Western culture has always been obsessed with death, but now death has taken on a new, anonymous form. The 20th Century saw the mass production of corpses through war and the triumph of technology over the human body. The new millennium has opened with global terrorism and the suspension of all human rights in far-flung prison camps. We live in an age of panic, when the fear of death at any time and in any place is present. And we live in an age of apathy towards both science and institutional politics, an age which has ...

The Culture of Death 2005, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845200688


The Culture of Death 2005, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845200695

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