Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth Century Australia

Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth Century Australia

War, Medicine and the Funeral Business

Book - 2005
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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-winning writer Pat Jalland's important book looks at the World Wars and the impact of medicine, with many stories drawn from letters and diaries. She also discusses cancer, euthanasia, palliative care, the funeral business, cemeteries and cremation.
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780868409054
0868409057
Branch Call Number: ANF 306.90994 JALL
Characteristics: 409 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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