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Tony Walter

Tony Walter is Emeritus Professor of Death Studies at the University of Bath, UK. His research into death and society has included end of life care, social networks and care, funeral practice, bereavement, spiritualism, belief in reincarnation, the idea that the dead become angels, mass media and social media, pilgrimage, and the use of human remains in exhibitions. He has lectured around the world, and has also trained clergy and funeral celebrants. His seventeen books include Funerals (1990),...See more